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.
Water. We don’t give it much thought unless deprived of it. Our planet is easily two thirds water. The water that falls from the sky in the form of rain or snow eventually finds its way to rivers, streams, lakes and oceans. Always in motion, always connected. The water we use today will likely find its way back into this planet's massive aquifer. Water is constantly recycling, disappearing into the depths of the earth only to return thousands of years later in the form of a spring or seep.
Did You Know?
The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is a partnership between the National Park Service and The Nature Conservancy. Both work together to preserve and protect the tallgrass prairie ecosystem, while educating the public about its importance.