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Riverside Park


category : Recreation
Riverside Park Riverside Park is located at the east edge of Baxter Springs on Spring River on the south side of Highway 166. Facilities include fishing, boat ramp, camping electrical hook-ups, shelter houses, tables, grills, and rest rooms.


   

Facilities Species
KS Boat Ramps - KS Bluegill -
Boat Rental - Buffalo yes
Camping - Bullhead yes
Drinking Water - Channel Catfish yes
Dump Station - Crappie yes
Electric Hookups - Flathead Catfish yes
Marina - Green Sunfish -
Picnic Areas yes Largemouth Bass yes
Swimming - Redear Sunfish -
Trailer Pads - Sauger -
Saugeye -
Smallmouth Bass -
Spotted Bass yes
Striped Bass -
Trout -
Walleye yes
White Bass yes
Wiper -

Come visit us in Baxter Springs, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Black Dog Trail Marker

Located on the grounds of the Historical Museum, the marker commemorates the Black Dog Trail opened in 1803 by Chief Black Dog ( Manka - Chonka) and his band of Osage Indians who had a village nearby where springs once flowed freely.

Baxter Springs, KS Historical Markers

Historic Walking Tour

Walk along the downtown sidewalks on both sides of Military Avenue. Posted on the store fronts of the historic buildings are framed accounts of the original occupants of each store, their dates, and sometimes an account of a particular historical event that took place at that spot.

Baxter Springs, KS Tours

Fort Blair Site

Baxter Springs was a stopping place on the old Military Road serving Army forts which protected the preCivil War West from "hostile" Indians. It wasn't until 1862

Baxter Springs, KS Forts

Tri-State Marker

See the Tri-State Marker and be in three states at once! The meeting point of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri is 6 miles east of Baxter Springs on Highway 166/400. Turn south on the small paved road just west of the state line, and continue to the dead end. Built in 1938

Baxter Springs, KS Geographical Markers

Murals

1. " The Baxter Springs Massacre" by Edmond V. Ness is displayed inside the museum. - Historical Museum, 8th and East Avenue 2. Painted on the exterior wall of Bilke's Western Museum of the longhorn cattle drive. Artist, John Gibbons, 1991. - 11th and Military 3

Baxter Springs, KS Arts

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