Discover a complete and authentic army post from the 1860s -1870s! This well-preserved fort on the Santa Fe Trail shares a tumultuous history of the Indian Wars era. The sandstone constructed buildings sheltered troops who were known as the Guardians of the Santa Fe Trail.
Home to the Guardians of the Santa Fe Trail
150th Anniversary of Buffalo Soldiers
We're celebrating 150 years of Buffalo Soldier history in 2017. Join us for special programs and events throughout the year.
Check out the Heritage Garden Blog
Summer time is heritage garden time. This year we're blogging about the ups and downs of growing a historic garden.
Read Nicholas Nolan's Army Records!
We have some of the Army records of Captain Nicholas Nolan digitized and on our website.
Try our mobile tour on your visit.
Use your cell phone for the OnCell mobile tour of the fort. It's like having a "ranger in your pocket."
Find out what special events are coming and how you can participate.
Find out about some of the fascinating people and events who fill Fort Larned's colorful past.
Our education programs are both educational and fun. Check out the available options on our education page.