Finney Game Refuge.  Garden City Kansas Bison

The Finney Game Refuge is a beautiful wild life game reserve situated on 3,670 acres of land just south of Garden City, Kansas. The refuge is resident to many High Plains natives including lesser prairie chickens, deer, ground squirrels, mourning doves, pheasants, quail, rabbits, box turtles, and of course the majestic American Bison.

The Finney Game Refuge is home to the oldest publicly owned bison herd in Kansas. The herd was started when an Oklahoma preserve gave the state one bull and two cows in 1924. The herd of bison, more commonly known as buffalo, can often be seen grazing from Highway 83.

Tours are managed by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. Tours can be arranged through the Friends of Finney Game Refuge or the Finney County Convention and Tourism Bureau by calling (620) 276-9400 or 1-888-4663 ext. 9400.

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