Bus tours into the prairie have been cancelled until further notice. A bus tour podcast has been posted here. Bus tours normally run May through October.
Cell Phone Tours
Cell phone tours are downloadable and on-demand. Cell phone service is often difficult inside the limestone buildings.
Group and School Tours
Reservations for group tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance to ensure staffing. School tours focus on the students, accomidating them before adults.
Guided Ranch Headquarters Tour - 1 hour
Tours for groups of fifteen or more can be arranged throughout the year. National Park Service rangers lead visitors on a tour of the ranch house, barn, and outbuildings.
Guided COMBO Tour - 2 hours
Ranch Headquarters and Prairie Tour
Our podcast directory contains a collection of podcasts about the nature, history, and culture of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and the surrounding region. A transcript is provided for each podcast.
Virtual Tours Via the Website
The historic buildings are viewable at our Virtual Tour Section.The house has undergone a major rehabilitation project in 2021. Our Virtual Tour page can provide you a glimpse of the house interior, as well our Cell Phone tour, but this will be changing, as wallpaper and other furnishings are displayed.
No Driving Tours
Last updated: October 28, 2021