Tallgrass Tour Bus

Explore the Flint Hills and beyond with the Tallgrass Tour Bus! Join the Discovery Center as we embark on day trips to exciting locations in central Kansas. We will dive into the history, culture and natural beauty of our remarkable state. Trips leave from the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Fees vary per trip. See details below for more information.

Custom Tours


Have a large group of between 20 and 40 people? We'd love to work with you to develop a custom tour that meets your needs and interests. Call 785-587-2726 or email our Education Staff at fhdceducation@cityofmhk.com to get started today. 
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Upcoming Tours: Fall 2018

Tallgrass Tours with Flint Hills Discovery Center

Lazy Heart D Bison Ranch Tour

Sunday, September 30, 2:30 PM-6:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon of bison fun at the Lazy Heart D Ranch. First, get hands-on with bison artifacts and learn about America’s National Mammal from ranch owner and tour guide Ed Dillinger. Then get up close to the herd during a 90 minute guided tour where you can feed the animals. Guests travel on a comfortable trailer making it safe and fun for the entire family. Bison meat also available for purchase.

Round trip travel and tour fees are provided. Youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Not recommended for youth under 2. Tour leaves the Flint Hills Discovery Center at 2:30pm and returns no later than 6:00pm.

Pre-registration is required by September 29 at 5:00pm. Registration opens August 6. Pre-register online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Youth and Adult FHDC Member: $14 | Youth and Adult Non-Member: $18

Plumlee Buffalo Ranch Tour

Saturday, October 13, 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Join us for a morning of bison fun at the Plumlee Buffalo Ranch outside of Alma, Kansas. You will get up close to America’s National Mammal during a 2-hour guided tour of this working Bison ranch. See a beautiful native tallgrass prairie and remnants of pioneer wagon ruts. Guests travel on a comfortable trailer making it safe and fun for the entire family.

Round trip travel and tour fees are provided. Youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Not recommended for youth under 2.
Tour leaves the Flint Hills Discovery Center at 8:30am and returns no later than Noon.

Pre-registration required by October 12 at 5:00pm. Registration opens August 6. Pre-register online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Youth and Adult FHDC Member: $14 | Youth and Adult Non-Member: $18