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Prairie Dog Town

#6 of 54 things to do in Lubbock Features Animals
Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Free cuteness!

Prairie Dog Town is located in a park. There is a viewing area and the prairie dogs are numerous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cute but not well signed

The kids will love it, you may not be so excited, especially on a hot day. The signage is not good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashley R
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Mackenzie Park, 4th Street and Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Prairie Dog Town is located in a park. There is a viewing area and the prairie dogs are numerous and active. They like carrots and sunflower seeds. Be careful driving in as the animals have tunneled outside the enclosure and can be seen everywhere. Kids...More

Thank kabTexas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids will love it, you may not be so excited, especially on a hot day. The signage is not good once you get into the park, my suggestion is once you get to the perimeter fence of the golf course kinda follow it around...More

Thank Ashley R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here cause how can you not when you here of a prairie dog farm. Little critters were to cute and fun to watch. Small viewing area but fun nonetheless.

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only takes a few minutes to come see these adorable critters. And they even have a SnapChat filter! Watch out in parking lot--they have dug under walls and have holes everywhere. So cute!!!

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must stop by place for families visiting Lubbock that aren't used to seeing prairie dogs. This attraction is free. Has been there since I was kid. They are interesting to watch. Can stop for just a few minutes to look them over...More

Thank edgars20132015
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We just kept saying over and over how cute the little guys were. If you are looking for a free activity to entertain the family this is it. Bring a bag of carrots because they love them.

Thank teresafrancolbk
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Do you want to see prairie dogs up close? This is the place to go. It is convenient to visit. Parking is fine. Don't expect a zoo or a major production. It is just a what it says: a prairie dog town. Note: prairie dogs...More

Thank HubCPrairieDog
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Those prairie dogs are the cutest things in Lubbock! They enjoy carrots and pumpkin seeds seem to be a favorite snack! They are adorable and a must see when visiting Lubbock!

Thank 3Roseberry
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We had a hard time finding the park but once there, we found those little prairie dogs everywhere. It is a large space, fenced...to keep people out, not to keep the little buggers in! People were feeding them bread, but we brought carrots. Cute how...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017

That was so much fun to see those critters. It was interesting to know the origin of the park. It would be an awesome place for children. Next time I'll make sure I bring some hay with me. They are adorable.

Thank Lisa K
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14 July 2016|
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Early morning or late on the day