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Mackenzie Park


category : Parks
248-acre day-use park operated by the city. Prairie Dog Town in park is one of few remaining colonies of its type in the nation. Visitors enjoy close-up views of the frisky little animals that once inhabited the plains by the millions. Picnicking, golf, and Joyland Amusement Park. Also in the park is segment of Yellow House Canyon, site of last fight in Lubbock County between buffalo hunters and Indians in 1877. Yellow House Canyon was known to Spanish explores as early as 17th century. Within city off East Broadway and Avenue A.


Address: 500 Broadway St
Phone: 806/775-2687

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Lubbock National Historic Landmark

Remarkable national historic landmark yields evidence of continuous human occupation from approximately 12,000

Lubbock, TX Landmarks

Lubbock Memorial Arboretum

On 93 acres with trees, shrubs and many other plants. A central lake is home to swimming ducks and many birds frequent the area. The grounds and Hodges Rose Garden open daily. On the second Sat. of the month, gardening programs are held at the Interpretive Center at 9:30 a.m. on 4111

Lubbock, TX Aboretums


Science Spectrum

Experience the Science of Fun! With over 200 interactive exhibits, an OMNIMAX Theatre, live animals, live demonstrations, a dedicated area for younger children, funshops, and traveling exhibits, we can put a smile on you brain!

Lubbock, TX Learning Centers

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