• 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 »

Event Details

  • 11/24/2012

    Christmas Fiddle
    Location: Ranch headquarters Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Heather Brown Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 620-273-8494

The preserve staff encourages you to come out and see the decorations beginning on November 24th with an old-fashioned holiday party from 12 noon - 4 p.m. Historic characters dressed in period costume will decorate the tree, sing Christmas carols, make cookies, and read `Twas the Night Before Christmas'. Visitors are encouraged to participate in the holiday event.


The historic ranch house and headquarters area will be decorated with natural objects and greenery representing an 1880s historic holiday setting from November 24-December 31, 2012. Come join the fun!