Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Nature & Wildlife in Grant-Kohrs Ranch

Natural World

Nature & Science "It was a beautiful stream, the water clear and sparkling and alive with the finest trout, and the same was true of every spring we crossed. The valley was full of antelope and many head of fat cattle belonging to the mountaineers who lived there." - Conrad Kohrs ...

READ MORE
Animals

Birds Birds have always been part of Grant-Kohrs Ranch. Historical records show that birds were admired by the Kohrs family. Augusta Kohrs would go into the ranch yard and whistle. It was said that she could whistle the birds right out of the trees. Con Warren, the Kohrs grandson, also ...

READ MORE
Geology

Open Range The decimation of the bison, which once ruled the plains by the millions, opened an empire of grass to aspiring stockgrowers. Here was opportunity to prosper on the bounty of the public domain, rich grass and abundant water, free for the grazing. Large tracts were necessary due to the ...

READ MORE