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Address: West Highway 50, Dodge City, KS
Phone Number: 620-225-8186
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Description: Listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, these wagon wheel rut...
Listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, these wagon wheel rut formations dating from the nineteenth century can be clearly seen today.
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Interesting but bring some Off!! Mosquitos are me alive!!

Definitely want to spray yourself with off or cutter before going out to the tracks. Lots and lots of Mosquitos there. The walk out was nice as the DAR have provided a nice path... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Definitely want to spray yourself with off or cutter before going out to the tracks. Lots and lots of Mosquitos there. The walk out was nice as the DAR have provided a nice path and plenty of information boards. The wagon ruts are difficult to make out but worth going out just to see the land and put yourself in... More 

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Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Schedule a tour of the old Harvey House. Was very interesting and enjoyed it. There is a restaurant where the old Santa Fe Freight house was. They have good unique hamburgers. Was not able to stay for the show, but hear it what keeps the building in tack.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Visited one of the Santa Fe location markers and took a visitor out to see the Black Pool on our families property, homesteaded by my great grandparents in the late 1800's.

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

You can actually visit history which others can only read about. Stand there for a moment and imagine the challenges and struggles the settlers endured. Imagine the stories they told to pass the time during the long trip.

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Weeki Wachee, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

There's nothing there cept a farmer's field!..what a wasted trip!..there are no tracks except farm implement tracks..don't know what other reviewers were smoking when they were there!

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West Helena, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I love history and it is awsome to stand where so many wagon trains traveled. Had to walk up a small rise but once you got there you could see the tracks. It just makes you think about the people that rode across there and what they went through so long ago.

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Tulsa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I enjoyed walking out and seeing the wagon trail and reading the history of the trail. It is fascinating how the wagon trails are so easily to see. It is on the side of highway 400/50 west of Dodge City. Worth going to see.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is the only worthwhile attraction in Dodge City, in my opinion. We went in January and the ruts in the ground were very obvious. There were some great interpretive panels that explained the basics about the Santa Fe trail and what we were looking at. I found it quite moving to be able to see such clear evidence of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Remember that the last wagon trains were about 150 years ago and the land was farmed, grazed or both in succeeding years. As a result,ANY evidence remaining is amazing. Even if you don't quite see the ruts (early or late Sun is best), stand there and picture WALKING for 900 miles across this land. The normal temperature difference between high(late... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A person has to walk up the hill to see the wagon tracks. It is easily seen and there are markers telling about them. Great to see and visit!

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Address: Address: West Highway 50, Dodge City, KS
Phone Number: 620-225-8186
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Dodge City

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