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Address: 2301 N. Soncy, Amarillo, TX 79159
Phone Number: 806-352-6007
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Nice area - great biking and hiking trails as well

The wildcat bluff area is a great way to spend an afternoon. We went for an overnight school trip. They let the kids (and adults!) sleep with the snakes and other reptiles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Canyon, Texas
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Canyon, Texas
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The wildcat bluff area is a great way to spend an afternoon. We went for an overnight school trip. They let the kids (and adults!) sleep with the snakes and other reptiles. Needless, to say, I didn't get much sleep. We also got to pet a skunk (who had been de-scented) and see an owl (that had not)

Thank kathi806
Amarillo, Texas
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86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This place is rundown and overgrown with weeds. It's also just not informational or worth your time. There is no "exhibits". You could walk outside and get the same amount of information and experience without paying an exorbitant fee.

1 Thank forthetweeple
Billericay, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Ranger station was closed but we had a lovely 2hr roam through the countryside. Wear walking shoes as terrain is a bit overgrown in places. I would like the Rangers to keep the paths a bit clearer as we went down the Prarie Dog trail and had to turn round and choose another path as that one was too overgrown,... More 

Thank rosielamb
Amarillo, Texas
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I actually have not been there for awhile, I would go back though. Pretty obvious the people care about the critters they keep and I love that.

Thank lynn s
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Seen this on Trip Advisor and wanted to take a break from driving. Walked the short path to stretch our legs. Nice to see nature. If going for a longer trip make sure to take your water bottle!

3 Thank Karen H
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1,185 reviews
460 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 445 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Went to a music concert for the Drum Circle of Amarillo. It was very interesting to see and hear the various types of drums. The Nature Center was very clean and the short walk we took along a couple trails was worth the time and good exercise. Will probably go back for some of the other scheduled events.

2 Thank CDM49
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131 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

WCBNC is an amazing natural resource so close to Amarillo. With it's convenient close in trails (wheelchair accessible) as well as it's trails out along and around the bluff, it authentically represents the wild side of our area. Every Wednesday this summer, casual events have been organized with pot luck munchies, music and the beauty of nature. If you have... More 

1 Thank hiker912
Amarillo, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I went a yr ago and didn't get the history or any of the real value this place has to offer. The new staff are great and very helpful. They are wonderful at engaging the children to make the learning experience fun, and the events that they have at the bluff are some of the best in amarillo. I attended... More 

2 Thank CyriceGein
Amarillo, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This habitat was actually where wild cats roamed and lived for centuries, This is the area where the historic" Frying Pan Ranches" occupied back in the 1800's...at one time it was all Indian territory because white men dare not endure the harshness of the land...it has been kept natural and now is part of the Texas Plains Historical Society with... More 

3 Thank Apachegirl2
Amarillo, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I am a longtime resident of Amarillo who has grown up with Wildcat Bluff. I love the nature trails, the wildlife that hangs out along the creek bed and the various events they have held in the past. I am looking forward to more engaging, educational events in the future. Tim

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