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Night Sky Program

Presented By: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Dates: August 11, 2018
Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Address: 2480 B Kansas Hwy 177, Strong City, KS 66869
Phone: (620) 273-8494
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Price: free
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Enjoy the wonders of the night sky from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. with a star party (weather permitting). Learn about the Milky Way Galaxy, constellations, and cultures. View planets and stars using large telescopes. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to place on the ground. Buses will begin shuttling visitors to the viewing site at 6:30 p.m. from the visitor center and will continue until 7:00 p.m. Call ahead at 620-273-8494 (hit 0) to confirm. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is located two miles north of Strong City on Kansas State Highway 177 (the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway) and is a unique public/private partnership between the National Park Service and The Nature Conservancy. For additional information on Tallgrass Prairie National preserve, please visit www.nps.gov/tapr, email tapr_interpretation@nps.gov, call the preserve at (620) 273-8494, or visit the preserve’s facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/NPS.TallgrassPrairie. To learn more about The Nature Conservancy in Kansas, visit the Conservancy’s website at www.nature.org/Kansas or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TNCKansas .

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

(620) 273-8494 2480 B Kansas Hwy 177, Strong City Map it
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Nearly 11,000 acres of wide open space, beautiful vistas, seasonal wildflowers, wildlife, bison herd, and plenty of... Learn more