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Prairie Dog Town

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Road Side America!

We were traveling out west and came upon this in Oakley, Kansas on August 1st, 2014. I've been... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2014
Richard B
Lees Summit, Missouri, United States
I'd call it a freak-show petting-zoo combo, and kind of worth the price of admission

The pens for some of the animals look less than comfortable, and they certainly don't have much of... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2014
Diane K
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible47%
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

This location has been closed for several years. It was never worth a visit even when it was open. It was a total tourist trap. It should be deleted from existence altogether.

1  Thank mamabutterfly4cage
Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Our visit was actually in 2009. If we had not been on a motorcycle, and in our van instead, we would have left taking the donkey with us. The hooves on the poor animal were grown out to the point that I doubt it could...More

4  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed May 23, 2015

As stated elsewhere in these reviews, PDT is closed! The dogs have left the building and all that remains is PD Ghost Town. TA needs to remove this listing. I gave it 5 stars so that it may be posted first, so others do not...More

15  Thank Jim_Dianne47
Reviewed January 12, 2015

While traveling down the Interstate during a long road trip with two kids, my wife and I saw the signs to this self proclaimed "zoo". The signs of a 5 legged cow and the world's largest prairie dog sucked us in. We could not say...More

5  Thank kenster99
Reviewed September 18, 2014

I have been here a few times. When traveling between Colorado and Kansas it is a cool place to stop and stretch your legs. The animals are really cool to look at too! the Donkey likes to follow my daughter around! lol But they have...More

1  Thank Shari K
Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were traveling out west and came upon this in Oakley, Kansas on August 1st, 2014. I've been reading the reviews and the people who have written terrible reviews need to lighten up! This place was not advertising a spectacular event! It reminded me of...More

3  Thank Richard B
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Horrid. The older gentleman at the counter was nice enough and loved to tell stories, but I don't even know where to begin on this place. PRICEY: 2 adults and 2 kids= almost $33. I should have known what we were getting in to when...More

9  Thank Laurel C
Reviewed July 18, 2014

Prairie Dog Town has been around forever. I remember going there as a child. The kids loved it. The prairie dogs run loose around the grounds, and are quite a sight to see. There's a 6 legged cow. They have a great rattlesnake pit, and...More

2  Thank Alaina1024
Reviewed July 9, 2014

I am literally sitting outside PDT right this second wiring this review from our vehicle. My boyfriend and I didn't even realize where we were stopping, we just wanted a potty break for our dog and we stumbled upon PDT. We drove around the parking...More

4  Thank jcragen
Reviewed June 23, 2014

The pens for some of the animals look less than comfortable, and they certainly don't have much of a life, but it's the same in a lot of zoos. At $8 the price was reasonable for an hour or so of walking around this place....More

4  Thank Diane K
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