Please call ahead (620-273-8494) for tour availability.
Historic Guided House Tours - 25 minutes
Self-guided tours are available daily via a laminated information sheet located on the back porch of the house.
Prairie Bus Tours - 1 1/2 hours
The diversity of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve awaits your discovery on this 6.4 mile bus tour led by National Park Service rangers. While touring the preserve's backcountry, you will learn about the prairie's intricate system of plants and animals, the geology that formed the Flint Hills, American Indians, and the legacy of ranching. You will also experience the vast prairie landscape -- sweeping views, rolling hills, and an endless sky.
Did You Know?
Zebulon Pike unknowingly named the Flint Hills based on his journal entry in 1806 as he camped and passed through very 'ruff' hills of flint. This flint kept the prairie from being tilled. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve