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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

A playground, picnic area and caboose and tank
are on the Historical Museum property.

Eighth and East Avenue.

Baseball Parks

The Little League Park at 14th and Grant Avenue includes the Little League Baseball Museum:

Senior Little League, 18th and Lions Road
and Girls Softball, 17th and Lions Road.

Take time out for a invigorating dip in our public Swimming Pool at 16th and Park!

Kick up some dirt at the Motorcross Track!

Walk the country fields for Upland Gamebird Hunting during hunting season!

Grand Lake O' the Cherokees in Oklahoma is only 30 minutes away!


Come visit us in Baxter Springs, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events


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

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

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

Civil War Tour

Take the self-guided Civil War tour of Baxter Springs. Visit 12 points of interest relating to the attack on Ft. Blair and the subsequent Battle of Baxter Springs. For example, SITE #2

Baxter Springs, KS Tours

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