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Prairie Dog Town

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Address: Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Cute and free entertainment!

We were looking for something quick and simple to see while in Lubbock. The prairie dogs were so cute! And you can't beat a free activity. You can spend 5 minutes to 30, depending... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 January 2017
twerpies3
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Denton, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prairie dog town – Lubbock used to be a really fun place to go but it has become run down. We were actually there last summer and there was no grass and it smelled of urine. Little kids usually really enjoy prairie dog town and I would suggest taking some carrots when you go. The city needs to clean up... More 

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Thank Teresa J
Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Prairie dog town is a great little (FREE) stop. There were so many of them running around. We arrived early in the morning, and they were very active. A great spot to stop for anyone.

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Thank Rebecca R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have watched the Prairie Dogs since we were small.... nearly 60 years. It is an awesome place to see varmints.

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Thank Beverly An M
Hutto, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place! There were so many prairie dogs to watch. Grandson loved feeding the little critters.

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Thank Lulu1227
Lubbock, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

You will find more prairie dogs and burrowing owls just driving around town, than you will find at Prairie Dog Town these days. Those cute little critters have discovered they like the freedom of choosing their own home outside of the walls. As you drive into Lubbock, be on the lookout for our cute little greeters to our town.

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Thank mteams
Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I brought a friend here cause he saw one on the side of the road. He had never seen one up close before. We spent about an hour watching them. They chatter. It's really cute how they communicate with each other.

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Thank SierraSunsetTx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable and quiet. Be patient and let the tiny animals behave naturally. They akre quick to respond to stimuli. Avoid loud noise and trying to feed them. Just observe.

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Thank CoolidgeCranko
Brownsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great place to visit during the day - Adults and children can enjoy see prairie dogs - In my opinion it is interesting and cheap entertainment.

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Thank Gonzalo D
Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something quick and simple to see while in Lubbock. The prairie dogs were so cute! And you can't beat a free activity. You can spend 5 minutes to 30, depending on your interest.

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Thank twerpies3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

OMG, i fell in love with these little creatures. They are super cute and you are able to feed them. Every time a bird comes around they make a sound to each other to warn one another and they all duck their little bodies.

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