Local Area

Local Area

Fort Leavenworth is proud of their vibrant MWR program and extensive opportunities for community involvement. Recreation opportunities aboard post include an18-hole golf course, pools (indoor and outdoor), arts and crafts center, stable facility, flying club, and Rod and Gun Club.

In addition, the greater Kansas City area offers numerous and diverse local attractions, and is home to NASCAR races, the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and other professional sports. In addition you will find other cultural and historical attractions, including the National World War I Museum, Pony Express Museum, Amelia Earhart Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City Ballet, and Science City. You will also find many excellent dining opportunities in the area. Weekend road trips can take you to St. Louis, Omaha with its world-class zoo and the Joslyn Art Museum, and the Ozark Mountains. Since we are less than 30 minutes from the Kansas City International Airport, travel to more distant locations is convenient.

See the FMWR website for a vast assortment of activities for you and your family.

For more information on the local area please visit:

MCELM Contact Information:
Marine Corps Detachment, 100 Stimson Ave., Rm 3521, Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027
Phone: Commercial: 913-684-4673, DSN: 552-4673
E-mail: The Marine Corps Element