The park is open 8:30AM to 4:30PM year round--except for special event days which may have extended hours. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New Year's Day.
There is an airport outside of the town of Great Bend approximately 27 miles east of the park.
From Interstate 70, travel 30 miles west of Salina, Fort Larned NHS is 83 miles southwest, after taking exit 225. The park is also accessible by KS-156 and various other state roads.