Walk and Talk: Lessons in Nature Provided by Local Experts

Lessons in nature provided by local experts. Each Walk and Talk location and topic will vary depending on the season and expert leading the group. Travel to and from locations will be on your own. Appropriate for all ages unless otherwise noted. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration is required either online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

CANCELLED - Family Fossil Hike

The Walk and Talk program has been cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Saturday, October 9
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Youth & Adult FHDC Member: $4 I Youth & Adult Non-Member: $5

Under 2: FREE

All ages; youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Join us for a guided hike through prehistory as we explore Flint Hills paleontology.  Uncover ancient life from the interior seaway that once covered the Flint Hills. The fossil hike will be guided by Stephen Bridenstine, Curator of Education at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Pre-registration is required by October 9 at 12:00 PM. Register online, by calling 785-587-2726, or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Participants must have necessary State Park permit to enter the park (KS passport or $5/day/vehicle).

With very limited parking at the trailhead, participants are asked to park along Beach Drive or in the parking lot immediately south of the park entrance booth, and walk to the trailhead.

Route to trailhead: https://goo.gl/maps/k6nXr8xqiQqtNMtBA