prairie dog towns in Harlan County

Prairie Dog Towns

If you or your children have only ever seen prairie dogs inside the confines of a zoo, you owe it to yourself to take a few minutes to stop and watch our "free range" prairie dogs as they go about their daily prairie dog business.

prairie dog towns in Harlan County

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Prairie Dog Towns of Harlan County

Prairie Dog Towns at Harlan

There are many prairie dog towns on public and private land throughout Harlan County, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains a family-friendly viewing site with educational signage on Corps Road A between Republican City and the Harlan County Dam.  Another public viewing site is located just off Corps Road B between Alma and the entrance to Methodist Cove.  Hunting is not allowed on these sites.

Harlan County prairie dog towns