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

DAR Marker

Erected by the Baxter Springs Chapter of the DAR in 1931, the marker is dedicated in Memory of Gen. James G. Blunt and his escort who, defenseless fell victims to the inhuman ferocity of guerillas, led by the infamous Quantrill in his raid upon Baxter Springs, October 6, 1863, in which 135

Baxter Springs, KS Historical Markers

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

Historic Bridges

* Rainbow Curve Bridge just north of town is the only remaining Marsh Arch bridge on Rt. 66. * The InterUrban Street Car Bridge spans the lazy banks of the Spring River.

Baxter Springs, KS Historic Bridges

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

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

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