Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
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  • Self-Guided Tours

    These tours cover a range of topics. Explore the history of the prairie. Understand the plants that have adapted to the often harsh prairie environment. See how the land use changed. Learn about a keystone animal species that once again calls this prairie home.

    Choose your first tour. Follow tour paths marked on opening page for each tour. Stops are marked on each map. There is also a location or geo-alert that sound on your phone when you are within 49 ft. of each stop. Click the previous button at the bottom of page to return to geo-alert..

    Use the Ranger in your phone or computer to create your own unique tour. Pick the stops that appeal to you and read or listen to narrations as you view the visual images on your device.