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Pawnee Rock - Plan your visit

In the late 1800s from this vantage point the dust of military expeditions from Fort Harker on the east and Fort Larned on the west could be seen on a still day. Visitors can enjoy a picnic under the shaded pavilion. Educators may want to read diary accounts of trail travelers like Harriett Bidwell Shaw who mention the outcropping, along with Susan Magoffin and Kit Carson.

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  • Self-guided walk-through site open dawn to dusk daily, marked with interpretive signs

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