Your Prairie Classroom

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve has many natural and cultural resources waiting for your exploration. Science field trips, curriculum materials, and school tours help teachers bring lessons into the classroom. 

Art and Essay Contest - All fourth graders in the state of Kansas are asked to submit an original essay or original drawing that answers the question, “Why is it important to protect the prairie, our history, and all of the National Parks?” Visit the above link to learn more.

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Art and Essay Contest for 4th Graders

Students may submit an essay or artwork answering the question, "Why is it important to protect the prairie, our history, and all National Parks?"

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Kids pose for a photo during a field trip to the preserve

Every Kid in a Park Program

Fourth graders can earn a free pass to visit public lands with their families! Complete a fun activity to get your pass and start exploring.

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kids earning junior ranger badges

Plan A Field Trip

Kids can walk through the prairie and visit historic buildings with a ranger to learn about the natural and cultural resources of the preserve.

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Ranger-led field trip

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2480B KS Hwy 177
Strong City, KS 66869

Phone:

(620) 273-8494 xhit 0

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