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Baxter Springs, Kansas

  • Riverside Park

    Riverside ParkRiverside 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, table...
    Riverside Park
  • City Parks

    Kiwanis Park Playground tables, grill and rest room are adjacent to soccer fields. Located at the east edge of Baxter Springs on the north side of Highway 166 Historical Park ...
    City Parks

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Baxter Springs Historical Museum

The Baxter Springs Historical Museum is filled with exhibits depicting the various stages of the city'

Baxter Springs, KS Museums

Log Cabin

The log cabin was built east of the Lowell Cemetery in the 1870s. R.A. Hibbard built it as a home for his brother-in-law's family. Kent Lynch purchased the property and donated the cabin to the Historical Society in memory of Marsah Moncrief Lynch. In 1987

Baxter Springs, KS Pioneer History

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

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

Things to do near Baxter Springs, KS

Coffey County Lake Fishing Report

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCURATE FISHING REPORTS: This is just to remind you that fishing reports are given with the bes...

Russell Stover Factory Outlet

In 1923 Mr. and Mrs. Russell Stover began a candy business at their home in Denver Colorado, although the candy was originall...