Other Sites of Interest

Bronze Bell 

  • First Avenue and Soule
  • Memorial to Dodge City Firefighters

Boot Hill Monument Park

  • Fourth and Spruce
  • Centennial Monument- Time Capsule
  • Oxen  Statue

Coronado Cross

  • One mile east of Fort Dodge on Highway 400
  • The Cross marks the spot where Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, a Spanish explorer, is said to have crossed the Arkansas River in search of the fabled 'Cities of Gold" in 1541

Cowboy Statue

  • Fourth Avenue and Spruce
  • This statue was erected in 1927 of lawman Joe Sughrue.

Doc Holliday Statue

  •  Wyatt Earp Blvd And 4th Ave
  • Photo opportunities abound!

Gospel Hill Churches

  • Located north and east of Boot Hill on Spruce and First, then on to Central Avenue includes
    • Presbyterian Church, 803 Central
    • Sacred Heart Cathedral, 905 Central
    • St. Cornelius Episcopal Church, First and Spruce

Great Western Cattle Trail Markers -

The Great Western Cattle Trail was longer in length and carried cattle for two years longer than the Chisholm.  The Great Western Cattle Trail saw over seven million cattle and horses pass through Texas and Oklahoma to railheads in Kansas and Nebraska - an important factor in developing the cattle industry as far north as Wyoming, Montana and Canada.  Markers are placed throughout Kansas marking the Trail through the State.  Dodge City markers are:

  • Located at Hwy 56 just east of Dodge City Raceway Park entrance
  • Located at El Capitan Statue, Second Avenue & Wyatt Earp Boulevard
  • Located at Point of Rocks west of Dodge City on Hwy 50/400 at Iron Cowboys Sign

El Capitan

  • Second Avenue and Wyatt Earp Boulevard
  • Commemorates the End of the Trail for the historic cattle drives in Dodge City

La Salsa Man

  • Third Avenue and Spruce
  • La Salsa Man is a 26 feet tall sculpture created by the late actor Dennis Hopper.

Longhorn Park

  • West Highway 50 and Airport Road
  • A small herd of longhorn cattle graze on prairie grass in a 40 acre park. Dedicated to the millions of wild Texas longhorns driven to Dodge City during the 1870s and 1880s

Matt Dillon Statue

  • Located in front of Visitors Center
  • Life sized bronze statue of the James Arness character, Matt Dillon, from Gunsmoke

Santa Fe Depot & Sun Dials

  • Central and Wyatt Earp
  • (620) 225-1001
  • The largest train depot still standing in the state. Historic tours are available by appointment. Outside the facility, historic twin sundials have been renovated to show both Central and Mountain time

100th Meridian Marker

  • Central and Wyatt Earp Boulevard
  • The story board located at the Depot describes the importance of the 100th Meridian and the location of the actual marker

Mexican Village Marker

  • Central and Wyatt Earp Boulevard
  • The story board located at the Depot describes the location of the Mexican Village in Old Dodge City

Southwest Kansas Veterans Memorial

  • 14th and Division
  • Only veterans memorial containing both armed forces and reservists

Stan Herd Mural

  • Third Avenue and Spruce
  • Modeled from a Fredrick Remington painting, this mural is an excellent example of this famous local artist

Wyatt Earp Statue

  • Central Avenue and Wyatt Earp Boulevard
  • Located across from the Santa Fe Depot, a highlight along the Trail of Fame

 Check out the Historical Walking Tour 

Centennial Park