• The setting sun over the Flint Hills casts shadows across the wide expanse of tallgrass prairie.

    Tallgrass Prairie

    National Preserve Kansas

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  • 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.

Fun Fact Activity Books for Kids

Fun Fact Book

Fun Facts About Birds & Wildlife

Kansas Scenic Byways has produced booklets on the natural and cultural features of Kansas. They are filled with many unknown and interesting facts, including games and a map of all Kansas scenic byways. Click on the titles below to learn more.

Architectural Fun Facts

Birds and Wildlife Fun Facts

Farms and Ranches Fun Facts

Grasses, Trees, Wildflowers, & Shrubs Fun Facts

Roads, Highways, & Byways Fun Facts

Rocks, Fossils, & Landscape Fun Facts

Weather Fun Facts

Did You Know?

Flint points found at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

There is archaelogocal evidence of humans living here over 10,000 years ago. Tribes affiliated with the preserve are the Kaw, Osage, Wichita, and Pawnee.