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Prairie Dog Town

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Our family took us here while we were in town visiting. These little furballs were so cute! The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lorri S
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Great place to watch them and take pictures

This place was started in an attempt to pervent what had been a very common animal from going... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Dan P
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Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have brought a picnic on several occasions. Quiet there has been very few people each time we have been here to watch the Prairie Dogs. Our toddler loves to share his fruit & veggies.

Thank MooreWater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family took us here while we were in town visiting. These little furballs were so cute! The only thing that separates you from them is a little wall so you're able to toss food to them. Some are a bit tamer and will take...More

Thank Lorri S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drive up and just watch these little guys run around. Before you know it, a full hour has passed by.

Thank 65TAD65
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This place was started in an attempt to pervent what had been a very common animal from going extint because of a poison program by the US Government. They are completely unafraid of people so you can watch them interact and get great pictures. There...More

1  Thank Dan P
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Take healthy snacks, apples, carrots or sunflower seeds. The apples and carrots are easier to throw. When you enter the park there is a small area on the right that has some prairie dogs but this isn’t the place. Go in, take the first street...More

Thank Robben T
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I went here to do little mountain biking, started right by the prairie dog town. They were scurrying all over and seemed to be very brave. it would be a fun place to take kids.

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed July 18, 2018

While I thought it was fascinating to see all these little critters roaming about, I was disturbed at the amount of litter nearby. Two of the Prairie Dogs (a mom and her baby) were literally fighting over a plastic knife and another eating a plastic...More

2  Thank Sunshinebabies3
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun looking at the prairie dogs. Do bring something to feed them because they will come right up to you and eat right from your hand. We were lucky we had some nuts to feed them. Something fun and free to...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Enjoyed sitting here for 30 mins. watching their activities. They are social with each other but territorial. If you insist on feeding them, know what they eat. Small pieces of apple were good but you must be able to throw. They won't come close to...More

Thank BCSchoolgroup
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Drive by this PDT while going to and from Idalou. Just off the Loop 289. Wonderful siteseeing! Has small and big praire dogs, just sitting on there mount.

Thank javajiver
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