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Prairie Dog Town

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Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Take healthy snacks, apples, carrots or sunflower seeds. The apples and carrots are easier to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robben T
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Marble Falls, Texas
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Fat friendly prairie dogs everywhere

I went here to do little mountain biking, started right by the prairie dog town. They were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul W
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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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“fun to watch” (13 reviews)
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Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Reviewed yesterday 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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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

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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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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Lots and lots of prairie dogs. People were feeding them (I'm not sure if I agree with that or not..coz they were giving them all sorts ...so if you really want to do that i'd check in advance what they can digest!!!) but these are...More

Thank Angie C
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

My husband was like ok I’ll go with you but don’t want to. Then he jumped out of car once he realized they were right there in front of you and no hassle of tickets to get into a park etc. such a great experience...More

Thank Robyn L
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Our daughter is about to graduate at Tech, and I finally convinced my husband to let me see the prairie dogs. They are the cutest creatures popping their heads out of their holes and waddling around in their natural state. It would be a fun...More

1  Thank Teresa H
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Yes, they are adorable, yes they waddle, yes they are curious and no they are not afraid of you. Playful prairie dogs and jackrabbits all hanging out, checking you out checking them out. It's a recipe for a fun afternoon. Don't miss it!

Thank David N
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