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Book Your
 Crane Viewing 

 Tour Today

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Where the
Genetically Pure  
Bison Return
to the Prairie

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Visit the
Crane Trust Nature
& Visitor Center

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Nature & Visitor Center
Year-Round 
Family Fun

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Protect this Habitat

For thousands of years, nature governed the land. When standing upon the majestic prairie you’d see massive herds of bison roaming the tall grass. Natural wildfires would sweep across the land, cleansing it, and pave the way for new life to take hold. And the beautiful sunrises would create colors in the sky that the imagination could barely comprehend. All this was set against the backdrop of the Great Sandhill Crane Migration, where hundreds of thousands of birds gathered annually on the glistening Platte River, which stretched a mile wide. This was nature in perfect balance.

Today, bison numbers are…

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The Great Migration