Take a stroll thru history while you walk the grounds of the old fort. The park service has done a great job of filling in the gaps when it comes to the history of the fort and nearby Hays. You won't be disappointed when you visit here.
The staff member took us to the officer's quarters and patiently explained what we were looking for. It's easy to image living on the plains in the 1880's just by being here. Only the O quarters, block house and jail are still here but the grounds are laid out so you can see where things were and how the soldiers...
All though there are not much of the original features left to see we found it very interesting and the film that you
see before makes it very clear how important the Fort was to the area and to the travellers on the trail from the East
thtough to the West.
The grounds are well kept and ideal to a...
This is an opportunity for children to see what living on the plains of KS at a Fort would have been like in a time before. This isn't an all day venue, unless there is an event going on, but it should be a stop as you pass through Hays.
The fort is very interesting and the lady that was our guide was very nice and very knew a lot of information about the fort.
The buildings still standing are in good shape and the uniforms and guns are originals.