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.

two toddlers looking at the bison and other exhibits in the visitor 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

Coordinates

37.525494, -94.570750

Park Hours

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