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Address: Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Bring baby carrots and they will eat them in front of you

This is a place to bring young kids or your sweetheart for about 20 minutes of entertainment. The prairie dogs are more active in the cooler parts of the day, I've noticed and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is a place to bring young kids or your sweetheart for about 20 minutes of entertainment. The prairie dogs are more active in the cooler parts of the day, I've noticed and they enjoy eating the baby carrots we bring to throw their way. The carrots are great because they're cheap and you can chunk them about 30 yards... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Prairie Dog Town is a wonderful place to go when you need life's stress to melt away. As you watch the little critters run around and interact with each other, it's impossible not to smile and laugh. Their "bark" sounds more like a bird chirping and is quite amusing to hear, especially when many of them sound off. Look for... More 

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Mauston, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Hot, and prairie dogs were quite a ways away. They really didn't do anything. I wouldn't waste my time.

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I totally recommend. Praire dogs are so cute and you get to see them very well. We even saw owls in the distance. The entrance is free and it is located in McKenzie Park.

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Richmond
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Road trip through town and had to stop. Quick 15 min visit to throw some peanuts and check out the cute animals. Kids got a kick out of it. Worth a stop if you have time.

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Donna, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a Great place to take the kids! There are many interesting things to see here. The kids will enjoy it!

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The people who moan about this being small and just a field with a bunch of prairie dogs are in some ways right, but that is nothing to moan about - its never been more than that. It costs nothing and you stay as long or short as you like. They are small and cute and hold your attention, there... More 

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Easy to find in Lubbock. Glad we made the effort to visit Prairie Dog Town. Lots of little babies around , learning to be big and smart. Stayed for some time just watching their antics, couldn't believe how few visitors there were, needs more publicity - free, so go visit.

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to visit when in Lubbock. The little guys are so much fun to watch and feed. So funny and they love Cheetos.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

So yes they are cute but they can be seen all over Lubbock. It's a good thing it's free or I would have been upset to pay for this. This is not an attraction. It's a field where you can see the cute little animals which are really everywhere. Lubbock needs to investigate other cities to understand a " Free... More 

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Address: Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock

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