Operating Hours & Seasons

Lawn with picnic table, trees and road with limestone barn behind at sunrise
Sunrise on the three-level 1882 limestone barn. The barn is one of the buildings open daily.

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Operating Hours

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is open all year. The visitor center and historic buildings are open daily, only closing on major holidays. The Lower Fox Creek Schoolhouse is open seasonally. See below for details. 
Prescribed fire and cattle/bison operations may close trails. On rare occasions when there is heavy snowfall or icy conditions, we may be closed or have a delayed opening. Please call ahead at 620-273-8494 (hit 270) or check the website/Facebook in inclement weather. 

Last updated: February 23, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

2480B KS Hwy 177
Strong City, KS 66869


620 273-8494 x270

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