• 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 »

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.