by Andy Boye

Participate in preserving the ranching heritage of the Flint Hills by making a donation or volunteering.



Your tax-deductible donation to Pioneer Bluffs, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, helps to preserve the ranching heritage of the Flint Hills. Your gift will support educational programming, exhibits, and events.

Children playing in a stream
Click to view our video “thank you” note
Donate by card through PayPal:
Or mail a check to:

Pioneer Bluffs
695 Kansas Highway 177
Matfield Green, KS 66862

When you send your check, or as “Special Instructions” with your Paypal donation, you can tell us how you would like your gift to be used:

  • Ranching exhibits and education
  • Youth programs
  • Music programs
  • Prairie Talks
  • Property improvements
  • Endowment fund
  • Preserving ranching stories/Emil Redmon’s Cow project


If you are interested in donating ranch related artifacts, please contact our Executive Director, Christie Reinhardt.


Youth days, community celebrations, history archives, facility renovations — volunteers make it happen at Pioneer Bluffs!

We have a variety of opportunities to be involved and share your talents. You can make a difference as an:

Event volunteer  — help provide programs, meals, park cars, more! You are especially needed at our signature event, the Day of the Cowboy held the fourth Saturday of July.

Youth day volunteer — help children experience “A Day on the Prairie” and create memories.

Technology and editing volunteer — help with newsletters, photo taking and editing. Help keep Pioneer Bluffs social media fresh and current by posting comments and photos.

Docent during open house events.

Youth Day at Pioneer Bluffs, children rolling and playing in the grass

First Saturday Volunteer Days

We gather on the first Saturday of most months to continue the work of restoring Pioneer Bluffs.

8:30 a.m. — coffee and snacks to chat about what is happening at Pioneer Bluffs and in our community.

9:00 a.m. — new projects every month: gardening, painting, yard work, preparing lunch, putting together mailings, or light cleaning.

Noon— lunch and wrap up.


Volunteers visiting in the yard during chores