Pioneer Bluffs

Center for Flint Hills Ranching Heritage

Our Mission

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Located on the historic Rogler Ranch just north of Matfield Green, the Pioneer Bluffs Center for Flint Hills Ranching Heritage invites ranchers, locals, schools, and visitors seeking a Flint Hills experience to come along with us as we journey through time to explore our history, and join us as we examine contemporary ranching issues.

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A Pioneer Bluffs Prairie Talk

Now available online!

Featuring storytelling and performance, including a piece on Henry Rogler’s fiddle, this program was recorded in the main barn on 14 October

Sponsored by Humanities Kansas


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Where the Buffalo Roam: A Panel of Bison Experts

The American Bison was named the official state animal of Kansas in 1955.

In mid November, Pioneer Bluffs a hosted celebration of the “Monarch of the Plains”. Events included a panel of Kansas bison experts and a presentation by wildlife trainer, “Buffalo George” LaRoux.

Follow this link to view highlights from the event.

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Winter Cattle Work at the Sauble Ranch

The Sauble Ranch is located in Chase County, southwest of Cedar Point. Established 160 yeras ago, it is probably the oldest continuously operated ranch in the state.

Special thanks to: Dennis Hague, Susan Hague, Brad Morgan, Ethan Wessel, Chuck McLinden, Jerret McLinden, Mike Ingalls and Scott Dawson.

Click on the image for a slideshow.

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