Recent Aggressive Bison Behavior
Bison have recently exhibited some aggressive behavior. Hikers are alerted. Hiking is still available with alternate trails around Windmill Pasture. If hiking through the pasture, please stay at least 100 yards away from the bison or turn around. More »
Please call ahead (620-273-8494) for tour availability.
Guided House Tours - 25 minutes
Self-guided house tours are available daily via a laminated information sheet located on the back porch of the house.
Prairie Bus Tours - 1 1/2 hours
Motorcoach drop off area and parking is available at and near the new Visitor Center.
Due to the current inaccessible conditions of our bus tour road, the bus tours have been cancelled WITHIN the preserve until further notice.
Did You Know?
The limestone blocks used to build the historic house, barn, and outbuildings weigh over 160 pounds per cubic foot. Limestone was quarried locally, faced or quoined, then brought to the ranch for building purposes. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve