“Come home” to Pioneer Bluffs and take time to enjoy a simpler life. Bring a picnic, hike along Crocker Creek, and explore the oak savannah, native plants, and wildlife
The 12 acre grounds of this National Register Historic District are open during daylight hours, seven days a week.
Discover a self-guided tour using your smartphone on QR codes placed around the property. The tour offers history, background stories, and a bit of education about this and other ranches, and the generations of ranchers who shaped the Flint Hills.
We welcome you to this quiet place of refuge in the Flint Hills, where there is plenty of space to maintain a physical distance from other visitors.
Pioneer Bluffs is also a unique, historic, barn wedding venue.
Programs are scheduled throughout the year, and include:
The Prairie Talk series, offering community discussions on history, farming and ranching, ecology, family heritage, and sustainability.
Now and Then community events feature music, art, and culture from the past and present.
A Day on the Prairie gives school children a chance to unplug for a day outdoors— they wade and hike along the the creek, skip rocks, learning about history, explore an old barn.
Volunteer workdays, held the first Saturday of most every month, bring together dozens of volunteers working to preserve this historic site.
Pioneer Bluffs is a nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve and share ranching heritage of the Flint Hills.
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- Description Pioneer Bluffs is an historic ranch headquarters with a large, open 1915 barn, a renovated 1916 granary, and 12 acres to roam.
- Largest Room 2800
- Total Sq. Ft. 3500
- Space Notes The temperature-controlled granary includes an history gallery, accessible restroom facilities, a classroom that seats 40, and WIFI. The barn is a classic open facility with seating for 150.
- Theatre Capacity 150
- Number of Rooms 2
- Classroom Capacity 40