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Address: Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Funny Little Praire Dogs!

This site is just plain fun! These furry little creatures are just fun to watch! We take McDonalds fries and trough to the Prairie Dogs. They just love them. They also enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
janalee63
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Littlefield, Texas
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Ballston Spa, New York
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208 reviews 208 reviews
77 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was such a fun place! No admission fees but great entertainment! I loved seeing the little guys and I think that they enjoy seeing us! Just wish my grandson were along on this trip!

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Sendai, Japan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Tiny little place at the top of a hill near McKenzie Park not many ppl know about. You can just drive up there and get out of your car to see dozens of praise dogs running around. It's the funniest thing! There are a few "historical marker" type signs. No entrance fee or anything, it's literally on the side of... More 

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Littlefield, Texas
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22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This site is just plain fun! These furry little creatures are just fun to watch! We take McDonalds fries and trough to the Prairie Dogs. They just love them. They also enjoy candy corn and bread. The ecological environment is fun to observe. There are birds, burrowing owls in the enclosure as well. Take your grandchildren for a fun filled... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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226 reviews 226 reviews
77 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Prairie Dog Town is fun for all ages. The little animals bark, squeak and jump. They are protected and there are signs that explain why they are there and all about their lives. Very fun to watch indeed.

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Lubbock, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My grandmother has taken her grandkids here since the 60's. We would stop at the Mrs. Baird's Bakery Store to have bread to toss out to the little p-dogs. Pretty sure there is no longer a store at Mrs. Baird's . . . but there are several day-old places to stop and grab a loaf!

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Dallas, Texas
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118 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Even though they are a landscaping nightmare, these little creatures are a pleasure to watch. This is a free attraction, and offers quite a bit of entertainment. If you have small children, they will especially enjoy these animal antics!

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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great fun and adorable! This is the very best place to visit in Lubbock! Be sure to bring some cut up apples or carrots to toss out for them.

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Wolfforth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We live in Wolfforth (about 20 miles away), and we come to Prairie Dog Town occasionally on Saturday/Sunday afternoons. My boys (10 and 5) LOVE to feed the prairie dogs french fries! It's funny to watch the prairie dogs as they "bark" at each other and fight over the fries. It's worth a quick stop, especially if you have kids.

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San Antonio, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

If you're interested in watching cute little prairie dogs and one little burrowing owl? This is your ticket!

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Dallas, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Interesting little prairie dogs doin' their thing. They have their own park and they absolutely own it!

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