About Scott CityNearby, Historic Lake Scott State Park is an oasis of natural springs, deep wooded canyons and craggy bluffs. Recreation includes boating, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, swimming and wildlife observation Historic sites within the park include the Steele Home Museum and the El Cuartelejo Indian Pueblo ruins. About one mile south of the park on SR 95 is Punished Woman's Fork, site of the last battle in Kansas between Native Americans and the U.S. Calvary. A monument overlooks a cave, canyon and the bluffs where the Northern Cheyenne hid waiting to ambush the U. S. Cavalry.
The El Quartelejo Museum and the Jerry Thomas Gallery & Collection offer free admission and guided tours of the area, including buffalo tours.
Visitor Centers Scott City Chamber of Commerce 113 E. Fifth St. Scott City, KS 67871. Phone:(620)872-3525
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