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Wildcat Bluff Nature Center

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2301 N Soncy Rd, Amarillo, TX 79124-5766
+1 806-352-6007
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Wildcat Butte is located on the northwest side of Amarillo on the beltway that loops around the... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
bverbos
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nice local hike area

A friend and I decided to check out the place for future field trip for senior citizens. When we... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Jenny B
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Amarillo, Texas
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“hiking trails” (2 reviews)
“ranches” (2 reviews)
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2301 N Soncy Rd, Amarillo, TX 79124-5766
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+1 806-352-6007
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Wildcat Butte is located on the northwest side of Amarillo on the beltway that loops around the city. The center charges a small fee (adults $4) for admission and has free parking. There are three short hikes across the prairie to an overlook, passing by...More

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Wildcat B, General Manager at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you for visiting. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time here! Gracie and Sebastian (the office cats) say thanks too!

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

A friend and I decided to check out the place for future field trip for senior citizens. When we got there during the advertised business hours, the office was not open. We put our fee in a drop box. Fee for seniors was $3. Then...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Pretty interesting all the different kinds of wildlife out there. Always be on watch for rattlesnakes.

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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Nice little hike for some exercise. I don't see why people say it's messy. It was really clean even for being on a highway. It has a working windmill and stock tank if you want to see how ranches made it here in the past...More

1  Thank David D
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the hiking trails. Starting out as scrub brush transitioning to rolling prairie and the bluffs. Good to see a working windmill. There were some school groups getting nice informative tours. The trails can be tailored for children of different ages and abilities. It's...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

There is literally nothing here. It's a waste of time. You can see better nature, and plants in Palo Duro Canyon, or anywhere in the country. On my visit the employee were arguing with one another. Super unprofessional and not with your time.More

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Wildcat B, General Manager at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2016

Thank you for your honest review... I'm so sorry that your visit wasn't what you hoped it would be. I would love an opportunity to talk with you regarding your visit to Wildcat Bluff and what you think we might improve on. Tripadvisor is a...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you love to learn about the wild side of nature, you'll enjoy this little park. It was free last time I visited, just walked on the trail and explored with some friends. Definitely will br back if I can. Maybe this Friday for the...More

1  Thank Mario C
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Wildcat B, Program Director at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2016

Thanks Mario! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again! Our music nights are changing for the new year and will be held on the fourth Thursdays. Tori

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Reviewed May 18, 2016

If your in Amarillo and looking for a little different activity, stop by Wildcat Bluff. Easy to get to and beats the mall and crowds. Enjoy short walks and animal interactions that you normally would never see.

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Reviewed March 8, 2016

We arrived 2PM - buildings locked and no notices about when they would be open. Another man arrived and told us that no fee was needed and he continued to go for a hike. We proceeded to follow a trail - no signs or maps...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2016

I have never really been able to see what others see in this place. It is basically the untouched Panhandle terrain (which has a sort of rugged beauty that grows on you after a number of years here.) It's a nice place for a stroll,...More

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