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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

Events & Retreats, Attractions, Museum

2480b Kansas 177

Strong City

620.273.8494, 620.273.6034

Admission: Free! The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve is one of the nation’s newest national preserves.

It protects one of the last remaining tallgrass ecosystems in the world. Tallgrass prairie once covered 400,000 square miles of North America, but less than 4% remains here in Chase County.

Hours: Hiking Trails open 24/7, buildings open daily 8:30-4:30 (summer) and 9-4:30 (winter).

The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve is one of the nation’s newest national preserves.

It protects one of the last remaining tallgrass ecosystems in the world.

Tallgrass prairie once covered 400,000 square miles of North America, but less than 4% remains here in Chase County. Explore over 10,000 acres, including five hiking trails, a bison herd, abundant wildlife, catch and release fishing areas, an 1881 historic ranch house, limestone barn, outbuildings, and a nearby one-room schoolhouse.

The Preserve was named one of the Eight Wonders of Kansas in 2008.

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