Elk & Bison Prairie

Open daily dawn to dusk, year-round. Click here to see the specific opening hours and closing hours.

Automobile            $5  per vehicle
Vehicles must be enclosed; pedestrians, motorcycles, bicycles, etc. are not allowed for safety reasons.

Purchase one-time entry cards at all facilities and at the cash/credit machine at the Prairie entrance.
3 entry cards         $10
5 entry cards         $15

Buses/Commercial Vans:
$.50      per passenger
Bus entry cards and discounted entry cards must be purchased at the Golden Pond Visitor Center.

Virtual Resources


The Interpretive staff at the Woodlands Nature Station, the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory, as well as the Homeplace Working Farm and Agricultural Museum are studying and working to develop content which can be helpful to each of you. Visit this page for links to enriching and instructional materials you can use during this difficult time.

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