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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Fun Family Activities Over Memorial Day Weekend

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM,12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Historic barn and chicken house area
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Kids learn about the animals of the ranch by doing actual chores from 9 -11 am. Kids receive stickers and a ranch certificate. Wagon rides available from 12 - 4 pm.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Thar's Fossils in Them Thar Hills

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Ranch headquarters and Southwind Nature Trail
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    On May 28th, from 9 - 10:30 a.m. learn about fossils in the Flint Hills with a fun kid's activity.

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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 29, 2017

    Learn about the mighty bison with a bus tour and a fun activity.

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Birding Programs

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:15 PM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 3, 2017

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

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Summer Youth Camp

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    A morning filled with fun and educational activities. Come dressed to get dirty. Call ahead to reserve your child's spot. 620-273-8494 (hit 0)

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  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Historic Horse-Drawn Haying Event

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: South of barn
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, June 17, 2017

    Come see large draft horses mowing and raking hay, while you can practice your hand at helping pitch hay.

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ranger giving a bus tour
Ranger giving a prairie bus tour
Check out the calendar for 2017 special events and activities at the preserve.
Come to the preserve and experience native tallgrass praire, American Indian cultures, and ranching heritage.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2480B KS Hwy 177
Strong City, KS 66869

Phone:

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