Reminder, Bison Are Wild Animals
Windmill Pasture is home to the bison herd. They have been quite active in recent weeks. Please stay on the trails and use caution in their vicinity. Do not come in close contact with the bison. Allow at least 100 yards between you and the herd. More »
Handicap Parking Available at Visitor Center
For the next several months, the handicap parking area by the barn is closed until the barn construction project is complete. Handicap parking is available at the Visitor Center.
We have moved to our new visitor center and administrative offices. Continue to call the rangers at 620-273-8494 (then hit zero to reach the visitor center desk) from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to schedule a guided tour or for information. If you are unable to reach someone, please call the administrative offices at 620-273-6034.
Due to staff shortages, please allow 2 weeks for a reply
Did You Know?
Kansas is tied with Florida for 3rd place in most number of tornadoes per year. This tornado is actually a "smoke devil" spawned from annual spring prairie burns at the preserve. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve