• 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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  • 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 »

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?

Collared lizards at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

Collared lizards can run on their hind legs with a stride that reaches more than 3 times the length of their bodies.