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Roberts Prairie Dog Town

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Prairie Dog City

There are plenty of these critters on both sides of the roads. There are numerous holes they have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peter F
Staten Island, New York
Great Stop especially for Kids

We were going through on a Friday And stopped here for rest area. The place is great. The prairie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Conway, Arkansas
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Reviewed yesterday

There are plenty of these critters on both sides of the roads. There are numerous holes they have built in their town.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were going through on a Friday And stopped here for rest area. The place is great. The prairie dogs are funny and fantastic. The store will sell you peanuts for $1.00 a bag and warn you not to feed them anything else. The right...More

Thank DrD0ugH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is covered by Prairie Dog burrows. You can take you time to sit and watch the watchers who squeak if there is a predator around or if they get scared. Fun to take some time to observe them in the wild.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this little stop. The cute little prairie dogs allowed you to get close enough for great pictures. You can walk about their tunnels and enjoy the sounds of their high pitched squeal. We thoroughly enjoyed stopping here. On the drive back, we also...More

Thank sporty1823
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The prairie dogs are very cute and social. You drive up and you can see them poking their heads out of their holes. Once you approach you can hear them signaling to each other. Just watch out for kids - when parents don't keep them...More

1  Thank TravelinSteph525
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your car can make It all the way to the campground It Is an excellent drive, see the Prairie dogs and If you are lucky enough, as I was, you will drive right between the Bison...........

2  Thank TybeeDolphin
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We loved driving through Prairie dog town. There were so many - as far as the eye could see. It was an absolute joy to drive through.

2  Thank Mary Kate D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This isn’t the largest prairie dog town in the area, but it is still fun to watch the activity. As a bonus, the Road to the town is also a great place to see bighorn sheep. We also saw a burrowing owl close to here.

Thank Bden99
Reviewed 6 August 2018

go and have fun. animals are very friendly and lots of them. Don't but the food as you will still see a lot

Thank gwbund
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Having never seen prairie dogs in the wild, this was a real treat! Roberts Prairie Dog Town (and the mile or two before and after) was an awesome way to see a lot of prairie dogs up close. We kept stopping along the way, seeking...More

1  Thank 907blaked
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Mariam C
20 May 2018|
Response from Tracey L | Reviewed this property |
We were there during the day. There are some smaller prairie dog towns before the west park entrance but you will need to provide the light.