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Prairie Dog Town

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Went Saturday morning and it wasn't over crowded at all. The prairie dogs are everywhere and super... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Adorable little rodents!

Prairie Dog Town is in the middle of large park and fairly close to other sites of interest like... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Plano, Texas
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Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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All reviews fun to watch baby carrots bring bread fun stop quick stop mackenzie park worth a stop these guys small area fun place all ages lots of fun west texas cute critters prairie owls
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You see prairie dogs all around town, but here you can actually see them up close and get good pictures. We did a little research on what they would eat and found that carrots were suggested so we cut up some small carrots and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lbkm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went Saturday morning and it wasn't over crowded at all. The prairie dogs are everywhere and super cute! We enjoyed feeding them and watching them in their habitat.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AshleyHouck
Reviewed 5 days ago

Prairie Dog Town is in the middle of large park and fairly close to other sites of interest like the Bayer Museum of Agricultural and the American Windpower Center. The little guys are really quite cute and have a large area enclosed by a short...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TooMuchtoDo1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bring baby carrots or other healthy treats. Easy parking and close proximity to the prairie dogs. Fun!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BWinHouston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a very common animal until you visit this location. They're somewhat shy but when you're still, they will come out and be themselves which is quite amusing to watch. Definitely one of the highlights if you're visiting or driving through Lubbock.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is no little place. In the center of Mackenzie Park is the largest prairie dog town I've ever seen. These little guys are everywhere. The town is behind a two-foot tall rock wall and encompasses the same area as a softball field. Humans must...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank J728
Reviewed February 4, 2019

This is a MUST DO if you visit Lubbock! And take snacks for them, like carrots or celery. Oh, and a current favorite ... Nutter Butter bites!! Such fun to watch them interact with each other, and sometimes, you will see babies!! They've even tunnelled...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 189wendie
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

There are prairie dogs everywhere! The map on Tripadvisor took us to the park, but not the prairie dog town. Luckily it is clearly marked. You can spend a lot of time watching and feeding the cute prairie dogs. They are all very fat and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jojojan1
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

We have prairie dogs all over Lubbock County. Why do we need a specific prairie dog town? Ridiculous.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

It has some native animals to see how they live in this area. Great place to take kids by, they will enjoy the little animals.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Early morning or late on the day