Prairie Dog State Park Information
|Prairie Dog State Park|
A prairie dog
|Location||Norton, Kansas, United States|
PRAIRIE DOG STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||1,150 acres (4.7 km2)|
|Elevation||2,352 ft (717 m) |
|Governing body||Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism|
Prairie Dog State Park is a state park located southwest of Norton, Kansas, United States. Located in western Kansas, the Prairie Dog State Park had no prairie dog populations living there when it was established. After multiple failed attempts at introducing the species to the park, a pair of prairie dogs entered by themselves and since then the park has been populated with over 300 prairie dogs.
Prairie Dog State Park is a 1,150-acre (470 ha) park that is located around Keith Sebelius Lake in Norton County. The last remaining adobe house is located at the Prairie Dog State Park. The renovated house was built sometime in the 1890s.
- "Prairie Dog State Park". Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
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