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Mine Creek Battlefield - Plan your visit


  • $5 adults; $1 students; Kansas Historical Foundation members and children five and under admitted free
  • Portions ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.
  • Closed state holidays

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Mine Creek Battlefield

Site tours are provided by site administrator. For groups of more than 10, we request two weeks prior notice.

School groups can schedule guided site tours with two weeks prior notice.

Nature trail

This trail passes through the only major Civil War battlefield in Kansas where one of the largest cavalry battles of the war occurred. Educators may want to read excerpts from Samuel Reader's journal dated 1864 with their students. Reader's recollections include drawings and descriptions of the battle.


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