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Address: Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Too cute!

For the animal lover or nature enthusiast this is a must do!" When we were out there were a lot of babies out chasing each other. Not thinking ahead all I had were some potato... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

You have to be a nature lover to enjoy this but these little guys just crack me up...very restful to just sit and watch them scamper and play

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Richardson, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Sure the little doggies are cute. Take 15 minutes out of your trip to take a look. 15 minutes may be too long. They pop up, skitter about, eat a plant. Cute. Watch out for the fire ants where you are walking!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

For the animal lover or nature enthusiast this is a must do!" When we were out there were a lot of babies out chasing each other. Not thinking ahead all I had were some potato chips but these little critters will eat just about anything!! Carrots and such are favored as they are better for them!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A lot of cute babies right now. Bring chopped carrots for them and water for yourself. A great place to bring the kids, or go on a nature date.

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Claremore, Oklahoma, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Easy to find and very peaceful. It was fun watching the antics and the adult and juvenile prairie dogs. I did get to see the owl but wasn't able to get a picture.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I once heard prairie dogs described as "fat dirt squirrels." While it gave me a chuckle, they are absolutely adorable "fat dirt squirrels!" They are very entertaining to watch. Bring food to give them! They really like fruits and veg! Absolutely adorable, free entertainment with a little history to boot.

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Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Having lived in West Texas before, I will tell you Prairie Dogs can be a nuisance. They dig huge burrows and multiply like crazy, tearing up your yard and consuming vegetation. So, having a place like this to watch them in action is very cool, and the kids love it. Take some lettuce or fruit with you to feed them.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Cute, the owl came out thought it may eat, interesting though. They are cute as can be and the way they talk to each other is cute

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Ballston Spa, New York
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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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Denver, Colorado
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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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Address: Address: Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock

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