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Positives: No charge; nice scenery
Negatives: Limited parking in turnouts; unpredictable bison
The American plains are a place of amazing variety but you have to look close to see it! The best way to appreciate this variety is to experience these grasslands up close. Visiting...More
The grasslands are mesmerizing and we visited when the grass was young and short - we will return in September when the grass reaches 10 feet!
The bison herds are immense, stretching from horizon to horizon, like 2 centuries ago.
The Tall Grass Prairie HQ...More
Visited mother in law in Oklahoma and wanted our girls to see wild bison(other than the zoo).Talk about a serene place . It's been a long time since all of us felt one with nature.
Drove around in there for a few hours.Stopped at the...More
Kudos to the Natural Conservancy for preserving the tallgrass environment and giving us a chance to see the magnificent Bison in their natural habitat. With your car as protection you can get out and watch them. When they are close by it was fascinating to...More
This is a pretty cool place. I didn't stay long enough to do the trails, but I may go back to try them out. Whether you are an adult or a child, you'd enjoy this preserve. It is a little out of the way and...More
This is such a beautiful place to get lost in. Bison are scattered throughout the place, sometimes in the road or right next to it. We went in the Spring, so we saw baby bison. The flowers were beautiful and it is just a wonderful...More
If you are 'into' wildlife and the wilderness and a view of what much of the US looked like "before the plow," this is a wonderful place to visit. Maybe the biggest patch of unplowed ground in the country-- grasses wonderful, birds and butterflies all...More
This is one of my favorite place to take out of town or out of country visitors. They always enjoy it. The have a nice gift shop and information center. Clean places for picnics if you pack a lunch, which is a good idea since...More
You really do have to be there to understand it. As you drive North from Pawhuska, the landscape transforms into the sea of grass. There are sweeping vistas as far as the eye can see, sunsets and moonrises like nowhere else, and the hosts of...More
As we crossed on to the Preserve we instantly saw a small herd grazing. About 1/2 mile in a larger herd was crossing the road, with 2 more herds behind them. As we looked further off we saw a continuous line as far as we...More