• 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 »

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?

Killdeer at the preserve

Killdeer; like chickens, ducks, and quail; are born with eyes open and can run just moments after birth. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve