(LUVERNE, MN) -- Visitors at Blue Mounds State Park can make online prairie and bison tour reservations starting today.
 
The Minnesota DNR open-sided vehicle can carry 12 passengers with an accommodating wheelchair space and will be guided by a DNR naturalist.

During the 90 minute tour, passengers will see the herd of about 100 bison, a part of the Minnesota Bison Conservation Herd, managed by the DNR and Minnesota Zoo.

The partners are working together to preserve American plains bison and help grow the herd.

Tours for ages 13 and up cost $10 and children 4-12 cost $6. Due to safety reasons, children under 4 are not allowed on the tour.

Online reservations are available for weekend tours through Labor Day: https://reservemn.usedirect.com/MinnesotaWeb/

Blue Mounds State Park is located just north of Luverne in southwestern Minnesota's Rock County.

--KEYC NEWS 12