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Public Bison Tours | Nachusa Grasslands
July 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nachusa Grasslands Visitor Center
Free public bison tours are offered by The Nature Conservancy volunteers from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (ending time may vary due to the location of the herd) on various Saturdays from June to October 2023.
GO TO THE LINK at the top of this event for all the details on how, when, and what are the facts needed to participate in the tours.
Tour dates (make your reservation)
- June 17 (3rd Saturday)
- June 24 (4th Saturday)
- July 8 (2nd Saturday)
- July 22 (4th Saturday)
- August 12 (2nd Saturday)
- August 26 (4th Saturday)
- September 23 (4th Saturday)
- October 7 (1st Saturday)
Reservations are available on a monthly basis.
You can only sign up during the month that the tours are offered. Signups will be posted at 7 a.m. on the first day of each month and usually fill up quickly. See the Public Bison Tours web page for more information, and a link to each month’s SignUpGenius form.
On the bison tours, you will ride through some of the state’s highest quality prairie, the result of countless hours of stewardship efforts. Bison grazing and wallows create micro-habitats that help support prairie diversity at Nachusa.
Become a partner
During your tour, we will invite you to partner with us as advocates for nature in your community, as there are many natural places that are not yet managed. Spread the word, volunteer, or donate to places like Nachusa that protect and restore habitat. Together we all can help natural areas thrive!