• 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.

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  • Multiple Days: 05/05/2012, 05/06/2012, 05/12/2012, 05/13/2012, 05/19/2012, 05/20/2012, 05/26/2012, 05/27/2012, 06/02/2012, 06/03/2012, 06/09/2012, 06/10/2012, 06/16/2012, 06/17/2012, 06/23/2012, 06/24/2012, 06/30/2012, 09/01/2012, 09/02/2012, 09/08/2012, 09/09/2012, 09/15/2012, 09/16/2012, 09/22/2012, 09/23/2012, 09/29/2012, 09/30/2012, 10/06/2012, 10/07/2012, 10/13/2012, 10/14/2012, 10/20/2012, 10/21/2012, 10/27/2012, 10/28/2012

    interior of schoolhouse
    Location: Lower Fox Creek Schoolhouse | Map Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Park Rangers Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 620-273-8494

The Lower Fox Creek School is open to the public on weekends in May, June, September, and October from noon to 4 p.m. Speak with the volunteers to learn more about a prairie education, while taking in the atmosphere of a historically furnished one-room schoolhouse. Slates, McGuffey Readers, recitation bench, and other artifacts are on display.