Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Strong City

4.6
#3 of 13 in Nature in Kansas
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  • September 10, 2017
    This was a perfect halfway point between Chicago and Boulder. We arrived about 3pm and did a quick walk thru the Jones home and barn (unrestored) . As an avid gardener wth an interest in midwestern na...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    We really enjoyed the bus ride out to the prairie where we were able to experience the prairie the way it would have looked years ago. The ranch house and barn and outbuildings were amazing. It's incr...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Decided to visit after a local told us about the preserve. Woke up to a good morning storm, still decided to take the drive. And by the time we arrived the storm was gone the weather was fine and we s...  more »
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  • June 11, 2017
    Drove out to Oklahoma to see family. Made the additional 3 hour journey up into Kansas to see what it was all about, very glad I did. From the Visitor Center it was an easy 3 mile hike out to the scenic overlook for an incredible sunset. Since the trails are open 24/7, I was guided by a full moon as I hiked back out on the Prairie Fire Loop and Davis Trail's. The trails are fairly well maintained, mostly mowed grass and gravel surfaces, making them easily followable at night, even without a head lamp. Can't wait to come back and explore the Crusher Hill and Two Section Pastures.
  • May 12, 2017
    Brilliant opportunity to see the tallgrass prairie. This is truly a prime example of the unique beauty of Kansas. I've visited here many times in the last couple of years. Incredible and unspoiled view of the prairie. And I've had the great opportunity to see bison herds close - but obviously not so close as to being a danger to myself. Highly recommended for anyone living in Kansas, and anyone visiting our state.
  • May 22, 2017
    One of my favorite places in Kansas. Gorgeous paths through the Flint Hills. This place truly gives a glimpse of what the first people to cross the prairie saw as they followed the herds. Subtle beauty of the Tallgrass, excellent bird and insect diversity, and that bison herd are all bonuses.
  • May 30, 2017
    What a beautiful place to stop in our way through Kansas. Rolling green hills. A historic farm. Very nice visitor center with some education about the history and importance of the park.
  • June 26, 2017
    Absolutely gorgeous color in the setting sun. Nice trails, wild life and even a beautiful drive to get you here. This is a great place to enjoy nature.

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