• 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.

Things To Do

On Your Own Activities

Nature Trails

Backcountry Hiking Trails

Catch and Release Fishing

Cell Phone Tours

Self-guiding Ranch Headquarters Tour - Visit the historic buildings on your own using a brochure or the cell phone tour. Brochures are available by download here or physically located at the Visitor Center or in the kiosks in the historic ranch building area. You may also view the buildings via our Virtual Tour pages.

 

Did You Know?

Spring Hill Ranch at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is a partnership between the National Park Service and The Nature Conservancy. Both work together to preserve and protect the tallgrass prairie ecosystem, while educating the public about its importance.