Byron Forest Preserve District



6/3/2017 : Nachusa Grassland Bison Herd Tour

Back by popular demand...experience a special "inside the fence" tour of the bison at Nachusa Grasslands. In the fall of 2014, the Nature Conservancy brought a herd of 60 genetically pure wild bison from Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota to the Nachusa Grassland to establish the first wild bison herd in Illinois in nearly 200 years in order to complete their prairie ecosystem.  

Where :    Meet at the Jarrett Prairie Center parking lot

Time :      Two tours 9:30-Noon  or  1:30-4pm.

Fee :      $5 per person

Ages :    All are welcome

Min/Max :    5/20 per trip


Please make sure you register early these trips get full very quickly.