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OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS Voted one of the Eight Wonders of Kansas, the Flint Hills are a special, magical place. The Flint Hills are one of the last remaining tallgrass prairie ecosystems in the world.

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Tallgrass prairie once covered 170 million acres of North America. Within a generation, the vast majority was developed and plowed under. Today less than 4% remains, mostly here in the Kansas Flint Hills. The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (Strong City) protects a nationally significant remnant of the once vast tallgrass prairie and its cultural resources. Here the tallgrass prairie takes its last stand. The preserve offers many opportunities to make a meaningful connection to the prairie and the people who lived here. See nearly 11,000 acres of wide open spaces, beautiful vistas, seasonal wildflowers, bison and native wildlife and plenty of solitude.

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2019 Emporia Kansas Visitors Guide  

Your official guide for exploring Emporia, Kansas. Emporia is the the home of the largest disc golf tournament in the world, the Glass Blown...

2019 Emporia Kansas Visitors Guide  

Your official guide for exploring Emporia, Kansas. Emporia is the the home of the largest disc golf tournament in the world, the Glass Blown...

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