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.
Donations enhance programs and activities that protect park resources and provide visitor services. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference that can be felt and seen for decades to come by present and future generations, yet aid in addressing immediate on-going needs at the preserve. Such generous contributions assist the preserve in many ways, as can be seen by the Emile F. Jr. and Irene Soyez story. We welcome and are grateful for your support.
A targeted list of priority needs is identified below. If you would like to make a donation that benefits Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, you may do so by mail. Please make out a check to Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Priority Projects and needs:
If you would like to learn more or make inquiries about making donations, you may contact the superintendent by phone at (620) 273-6034 or email. You may send written inquiries to:
If you would like to learn more about The Nature Conservancy, who is the primary land owner at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, and their donation policies please contact www.nature.org/kansas.
Did You Know?
There is archaelogocal evidence of humans living here over 10,000 years ago. Tribes affiliated with the preserve are the Kaw, Osage, Wichita, and Pawnee.