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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Birding for Kids Workshop

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Location: Ranch historic barn
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 27, 2018

    On May 27th, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. use the Identiflyer Tool to listen to bird calls, then learn about birds and flight dynamics by making paper airplanes.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Weekend Bus Tours in May

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, May 27, 2018

    Come experience the wide-open vistas and learn about the mighty bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily Bus Tours

    • Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: free
    Monday, May 28, 2018

    Take a daily prairie bus tour at 11:30 a.m., Mon - Fri in May, with more available on weekends at 11.a.m. and 1 p.m. See wide open space, tallgrass prairie, bison, and beautiful vistas on a 60 to 90-minute guided tour.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Mighty Bison and Bison Chip Throwing Contest

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Monday, May 28, 2018

    Learn about the mighty bison with a bus tour and a fun bison chip throwing contest.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily Bus Tours

    • Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Take a daily prairie bus tour at 11:30 a.m., Mon - Fri in May, with more available on weekends at 11.a.m. and 1 p.m. See wide open space, tallgrass prairie, bison, and beautiful vistas on a 60 to 90-minute guided tour.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily Bus Tours

    • Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, May 30, 2018

    Take a daily prairie bus tour at 11:30 a.m., Mon - Fri in May, with more available on weekends at 11.a.m. and 1 p.m. See wide open space, tallgrass prairie, bison, and beautiful vistas on a 60 to 90-minute guided tour.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily Bus Tours

    • Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: free
    Thursday, May 31, 2018

    Take a daily prairie bus tour at 11:30 a.m., Mon - Fri in May, with more available on weekends at 11.a.m. and 1 p.m. See wide open space, tallgrass prairie, bison, and beautiful vistas on a 60 to 90-minute guided tour.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Friday, June 1, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Birding Programs

    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 2, 2018

    See live birds, while learning about their physical characteristics and attributes.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 2, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Ranching Saturdays

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranch headquarters
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 2, 2018

    Experience daily activities found on an 1880s working ranch.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, June 3, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Monday, June 4, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, June 5, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Thursday, June 7, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Friday, June 8, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 9, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, June 10, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Monday, June 11, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Thursday, June 14, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Friday, June 15, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Historic Horse-Drawn Haying Event

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: South of barn
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Come see large draft horses mowing and raking hay in the field (weather permitting). See historic cooking in the morning.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, June 17, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Monday, June 18, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Friday, June 22, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Marvin Schwilling Annual Butterfly Count

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: 2480 Ks Hwy 177, Strong City, KS
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    Come to the preserve and learn more about prairie pollinators - wildflowers and butterflies.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, June 24, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Monday, June 25, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Daily guided bus tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018

    Experience the wide-open prairie, while learning about bison, native people, ranching, and the tallgrass prairie. Call ahead to make your free reservation, 620-273-8494 (hit 0).

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Ranger giving a prairie bus tour
Check out the calendar for special events and activities at the preserve.
Come to the preserve and experience native tallgrass praire, American Indian cultures, and ranching heritage.
  • Bus Tours - ALERT- For the month of May, the daily Monday through Friday bus tours will be given at 11:30 a.m., so that we may also accommodate our education school tours in the morning. Please call ahead and make your reservation - 620-273-8494 (hit 0). Daily bus tours for May 15th and 17th are cancelled due to lack of staffing available.

  • June 1 - October 28, 2018 - Normal tour time resumes.
    Monday through Friday - Daily tour at 11 a.m.
    Saturday and Sunday - Daily tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
    All tours dependent on staffing availability and dry road conditions.

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Mailing Address:

2480B KS Hwy 177
Strong City, KS 66869

Phone:

(620) 273-8494 xhit 0

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