Scenic Overlook Trail

Green grasses adjacent to the white rock road
View from the highest point on the preserve, Scenic Overlook 1,492 feet


Quick Facts

Information, Scenic View/Photo Spot

The Scenic Overlook Trail is open 24 hours every day. It winds 3.2 miles (5.3 km) one-way through the center of the preserve to a 1492 ft (456 m) hilltop. The wide gravel trail starts at the visitor center or at the ranch complex. It continues into the Windmill Pasture where bison roam freely. Visitors are cautioned to keep at least 100 yards (92 m) distance from the bison. More safety information on bison can be found at the visitor center.

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

Last updated: January 25, 2021