Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site

Walk the battlefield that is among the largest cavalry engagements of the Civil War.

On October 25, 1864, on the banks of Mine Creek, two Union brigades of approximately 2,500 troops defeated approximately 7,000 Confederates from General Sterling Price's Army of Missouri. Federal Colonels Frederick W. Benteen and John H. Philips led the attack in one of the largest cavalry battles of the Civil War and a major battle fought in Kansas. Their dramatic story comes alive at Mine Creek Battlefield.

Horses, bikes, ATVs and motorbikes are not permitted on the battle grounds of Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Park. Leashed dogs are welcome on the grounds and trails.

Contact Information

20485 KS Hwy 52

Pleasanton, KS 66075

Phone: 913-352-8890


Location Type


National Register of Historic Places

Walking Tours


Site Info

AC / Heating

Bus / RV Parking


Group Tours

Hiking Trails




Water Fountain

Wheel Chair Accessible