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Tallgrass Prairie

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OK
+1 918-287-4803
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Hint: check the visitor's center for bison location

Positives: No charge; nice scenery Negatives: Limited parking in turnouts; unpredictable... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
The_Real_Birdcatcher
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Moore, Oklahoma
Beautiful visit into the past.

The grasslands are mesmerizing and we visited when the grass was young and short - we will return... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
KathrynR105
,
Denver, Colorado
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A preserve, helping to keep alive the nation's most endangered major ecosystem.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pack a lunch” (3 reviews)
“bison” (19 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

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

Thank The_Real_Birdcatcher
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank KathrynR105
Reviewed 6 April 2017

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

1  Thank Kristina R
Reviewed 3 July 2016

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

3  Thank Clare M
Reviewed 23 April 2016

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

3  Thank Lindi L
Reviewed 10 February 2016

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

1  Thank Melinda P
Reviewed 1 November 2015

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

1  Thank kduke42
Reviewed 12 October 2015

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

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 29 September 2015

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

1  Thank dlowen
Reviewed 29 September 2015

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

1  Thank Virginia W
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