Enjoy a private tour and program in the Flint Hills Discovery Center Prairie Garden from 9:30-10:30 a.m., before the crowds arrive. This lifelong recreation program is for residents age 50+. Younger spouses are welcome to join. Adult-age children may accompany a parent on a space-available basis. All paths are ADA and wheelchair accessible. Please meet at the Flint Hills Discovery Center Outdoor Classroom.
Prairie Garden Walks is free for fall 2022 thanks to generous funding from the Beach Family Foundation.
Pre-registration is required either online, by phone at 785-587-2726, or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Registration opens Monday, August 15 at 8 a.m.
Art and Architecture of the Discovery Center
The Flint Hills Discovery Center is filled with symbolic elements inside and out. We will explore how our building uses modern technology and ancient techniques to merge science with art.
Where Geology Meets Culture
Flint Hills limestone has been an important building material for over 150 years. We will explore our Outdoor Classroom but in the drystone masonry method and see fossils over 250 million years old you can find in the limestone!