• 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.

Event Details

  • 06/28/2014

    butterfly count participants
    Location: 2480 Ks Hwy 177, Strong City, KS | Map Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Kristen Hase or Paula Matile Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 620-273-6034 or 620-344-2899

Come to the preserve and join our annual butterfly count. No prior experience necessesary for this fun-filled event. Full-day or half-day activities are available. Lunch and water is provided. Please call 620-273-8494 (then hit 0) to make a free reservation and reserve a lunch. Check-in directly at the parking lot near the large tree north of the visitor center on June 28, 2014. at 8:30 a.m.

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