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 »
Operating Hours & Seasons
Begin your visit at the Visitor Center, which is the farthest limestone building to the south. Entrance to the visitor center is on the left side of the breezeway.
Please continue to call ahead (620-273-8494) for tour and building availability.
The preserve hiking trails are open 24 hours a day, year-round.
Summer Season - May through October
The preserve buildings will be closed for the following holidays:
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