• 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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  • Recent Aggressive Bison Behavior

    Bison have recently exhibited some aggressive behavior. Hikers are alerted. Hiking is still available with alternate trails around Windmill Pasture. If hiking through the pasture, please stay at least 100 yards away from the bison or turn around. More »

Parks as Classrooms

Curriculum Materials

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve has lesson plans for teachers of various grades. Lessons and activities may be used to supplement classroom instruction or to prepare for a visit to the preserve.

Field Trips

Field trips to Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve include the following: a 2-hour guided tour of the historic buildings and the native tallgrass prairie, Jr. Ranger Program, Leave No Trace Scavenger Hunt, "Looking Small...Thinking Big Activity", or an 1880s Spring Hill Ranch Living History program (upon staff availability). Please call ahead to 620-273-8494 (hit 0) and schedule a program today

Traveling Trunks

Learn about the natural and cultural features of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve by reserving one of our traveling trunks.