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“"Peaceful"” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mackenzie Park

Mackenzie Park
600 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 775-2687
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Ranked #14 of 67 things to do in Lubbock
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Slaton, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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“"Peaceful"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Mackenzie Park is a nice park. You can see Prairie Dog Town. Go to baseball or softball games. You can do Joyland Park. Go golfing.

Visited May 2014
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Lubbock, Texas
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“Beautiful spot for a run or a picnic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

When we moved to Lubbock, we were warned to avoid this very large park because it is "dangerous." While there might be baddies in the park after dark, during the day it is simply beautiful. The old growth trees, creeks and ponds, and many picnic areas make it one of the city's most beautiful places to spend recreation time. The many joggers and walkers along Cesar Chavez, along with a conspicuous police presence also makes it a great place to exercise without fear of hassle.

Visited September 2013
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Lubbock, Texas
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“Prairie dogs are great, but don't go at night”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The prairie dogs are a hoot and if you bring lettuce or carrots, you can throw the food over the concrete wall. But, stories on the nightly news have convinced me this isn't a place to be at night, especially alone. Seems those who are looking for a bit of action tend to hang out in the park and trouble seems to ensue. Just use caution. But, the prairie dogs are still great.

Visited December 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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“"Maxie park", to locals...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

...just a park....a large park...fun for kids, adults, pets, feeding ducks/geese...enjoy a quiet visit here...lots of room for all...

Visited August 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Prairie Dog Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Bring something to feed them and then enjoy the actions. There were babies and adults. Liked that they had a wall to keep out people and that you could feed them and enjoy watching.

Visited May 2013
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