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    On Your Own Activities

    Nature Trails

    Backcountry Hiking Trails

    Outdoor Activities - Catch and Release Fishing

    Cell Phone Tours

    Rx Hiking Program

    Self-guiding Ranch Headquarters Tour - Visit the historic buildings on your own using a brochure or the cell phone tour. Brochures and trail maps are available at the Visitor Center or by emailing us.Trail maps are also available at the kiosks in the historic ranch building area. You may also view the buildings via our Virtual Tour pages.


    Guided Activities

    Guided House Tours

    Group Tours

    School Tours


    Bicycles are not allowed on the preserve's hiking trails. Council Grove, 17 miles north of the preserve, has an access point to the Flint Hills Trail State Park which offers 117 miles of old railroad bed, perfect for the biking experience. Follow these directions:

    • From the preserve, travel 17 miles north on K-177 (turn left from the parking lot) until you reach Council Grove, KS.
    • Continue straight into town and stop at the stop sign. K-177 runs directly into Main Street.
    • From Main Street (US 56) turn right and travel east to S. 8th Street.
    • Turn right on 8th Street and travel south 2 blocks to Donnon Street.
    • Turn right on Donnon Street and travel west for 2 blocks.

    Contact the Park

    Mailing Address:

    2480B KS Hwy 177
    Strong City, KS 66869


    (620) 273-8494 x270

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