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Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center

at Prairie State Park

The park’s nature center features exhibits that interpret the tallgrass prairie, such as a diorama depicting the prairie from spring to fall, a bison exhibit and interactive activities.

Hours

April through October (on-season)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday
Closed Sunday through Tuesday and holidays

November through March (off-season)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday
Closed Sunday through Wednesday and holidays

Coordinates

37.525494, -94.570750

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.


On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Jan. 2, 2023; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Park Grounds

Sunrise to sunset, year-round.

Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center hours

April through October (on-season)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday
Closed Sunday through Tuesday and holidays

November through March (off-season)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday
Closed Sunday through Wednesday and holidays