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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

(620) 273-8494
2480 B Kansas Hwy 177, Strong City, KS 66869
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Lower Fox Creek One-Room Schoolhouse

Dates vary between May 2, 2020 - October 31, 2020 Strong City Map it

Visit with National Park Service volunteers at the one-room schoolhouse on weekends from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in May, June,... Learn more

Memorial Day Kid's Weekend

May 23, 2020 - May 25, 2020 Strong City Map it

Farm and Ranch Animal Day - On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. kids learn about farm and ranch life by doing daily chores.... Learn more

Birding Programs

June 6, 2020 Strong City Map it

Naturalist Vanessa Avara with the Milford Nature Center will introduce live birds of prey at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the... Learn more

Ranching Saturdays

Dates vary between June 6, 2020 - September 5, 2020 Strong City Map it

On the 1st Saturday of each month from June to September from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., experience daily ranch chores. Living... Learn more

Insects with "The Bug Lady"

June 19, 2020 Strong City Map it

Come learn about one of the prairie's largest grazers. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. get up close to live insects and their... Learn more

Butterfly Count in the Flint Hills

June 20, 2020 Strong City Map it

Annual Marvin Schwilling Memorial butterfly count from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Flint Hills. Experts will accompany each... Learn more

Draft Horse Haying and Raking Event

June 27, 2020 Strong City Map it

Experience horse-drawn haying and raking from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the south bottomland field (weather permitting).... Learn more

Cowboy Independence Day

July 4, 2020 Strong City Map it

See historic characters going about their daily activities. Stop at 1 p.m. to read the Declaration of Independence. Enjoy... Learn more

Labor Day Quilt Display and Barn Dance

September 5, 2020 - September 7, 2020 Strong City Map it

Celebrate the history of 1930s Great Depression era quilts! Our annual 3-day quilt display in the barn features many... Learn more

Prairie Harvest Festival

September 19, 2020 Strong City Map it

Enjoy an old-fashioned harvest festival as living history characters get ready for winter. Cider making, wagon rides,... Learn more

Historic Ranch Candlelight Tour

November 7, 2020 Strong City Map it

Learn about events that took place on the property over 100 years ago. Living history enact the story of ranch life. See... Learn more

America the Beautiful Quarter Release

November 17, 2020 Strong City Map it

The America the Beautiful Quarters® Program is a multi-year initiative to honor 56 national parks and other sites. Five... Learn more

Holidays on the Prairie

November 28, 2020 Strong City Map it

Visit the historic characters of the Jones ranch having a fun holiday party among family and friends. Event runs from 12... Learn more

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