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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

Baxter Springs Historical Museum

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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

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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

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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.

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National Cemetery #2

The soldier's plot in this cemetery was designated by the federal government after the Civil War on ground donated by the city for that purpose. It is under the jurisdiction of the National Cemetery Plot in Ft. Scott. The soldier's monument was erected in the spring of 1870

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