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Attractions

Parks and Recreation has a number of world class organizations and attractions located within our Park system! 

AMBUCS HUB City Playground
AMBUCS HUB City Playground
26th Street west of Nashville, Inside Maxey Park
The AMBUCS HUB City Playground is located at Maxey Park and is completely ADA accessible. HUB stands for Helping Undo Barriers and it allows children of all abilities to play together. A special thanks to the three Lubbock AMBUCS chapters for making this possible.
AMBUCS HUBB City Playground Page
American Museum of Agriculture
American Museum of Agriculture
1501 Canyon Lakes Drive, Inside Mackenzie Park, (806) 744-3786
Opened in May 2002, the museum exhibits include restored tractors from Lubbock County Historical Collection plus more machinery, implements, and artifacts.
American Museum of Agriculture Website
American Wind Power Center
American Wind Power Center
1701 Canyon Lakes Drive, Inside Mackenzie Park, (806) 747-8734
In 1993, a non-profit organization was established to acquire a large number of restored early windmills. The City of Lubbock provided at 28-acre tract of city park land along with some buildings for indoor displays. The American Wind Power Center is the most comprehensive collection of historic windmills in the world.
American Wind Power Center and Museum Website
Fina ALON USA Crossroads in Time Sculpture Garden
FINA/ALON USA Crossroads in Time Sculpture Garden
400 Block of East Broadway, West of Mackenzie Park
The FINA/ALON USA Crossroads in Time Sculpture Garden is located east of the South Plains Fairgrounds on the western boundary of Mackenzie Park. Dedicated in October 2004, this new addition to the Lubbock park system is truly monumental with artwork by Sculptor Steve Teeters that represents the art, architecture, history and heritage of the Llano Estacado.
Crossroads in Time Sculpture Garden Info Page
Joyland Amusement Park
Joyland Amusement Park
4th and I-27, Inside Mackenzie Park
A West Texas fun-filled tradition located in the heart of Mackenzie Park. Joyland has great rides and attractions ranging from a log ride, water coaster and roller coasters to junior rides and family classics like the colorful carousel, food favorites, exciting games and group outing facilities..
Joyland Website
Legacy Play Village
Legacy Play Village
Spur 327 and Brownfield Highway, Inside McAlister Park
Legacy Play Village is a unique play/learn facility which was sponsored, designed and built by the citizens of Lubbock and the surrounding area. Legacy Play Village is maintained and operated by the Friends of Legacy Play Village. The Legacy Play Village has three picnic pavilions that are available for rental year-round at a cost of $50/pavilion. To reserve a pavilion, call the Parks and Recreation Office at (806) 775-2673.  For more information or to notify Friends of Legacy Play Village regarding issues or repairs, please email them at legacyplayvillage@att.net.
Pumpkin Trail at the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum
Lubbock Memorial Arboretum
4111 University Avenue, Inside Clapp Park, 806) 797-4520
The Lubbock Memorial Arboretum is located in Clapp Park and is an exhibit of the best trees, shrubs, vines and other ornamental plants which can be grown in this area.  The Arboretum is a tranquil area with ADA walkways, paths, vistas, and rest sites for the pleasure and education of local citizens and other visitors.  In partnership with Parks and Recreation, it is also the home of the annual Pumpkin Trail held every 3rd weekend in October (Thursday-Sunday). 
Lubbock Area Veterans War Memorial
Lubbock Area Veterans War Memorial
82nd and Nashville Avenue, Inside Huneke Park
The Lubbock Area Veterans War Memorial was dedicated on December 7, 2003.  The Memorial is a shining reminder of the sacrifices of the men and women who have so willingly given of themselves for our country.  This community owes American Legion George S. Berry Post 575 and Auxiliary a debt of gratitude for their untiring efforts on making this Veterans Memorial a reality.
Willie McCool Memorial
Willie McCool Memorial
83rd and Nashville Avenue, Inside Huneke Park
The Willie McCool Statue was created as a lasting tribute to McCool: his life, his vision and his contributions to our understanding of our place in the universe. The young boy represents both McCool's early interest in science and the sense of adventure and curiosity inherent in children everywhere who dream of achieving the impossible.
Willie McCool Statue Info Page
Meadowbrook Golf Course in Mackenzie Park
Meadowbrook Golf Course
Municipal Drive
and North Park Road, Inside Mackenzie Park
Two 18-Hole Championship Golf Courses, Large Grass Driving Range, Oversized Practice Green, Pro Shop, Full-Service Snack Bar. Managed by Eagle Golf. For information, call (806) 765-6679.
Prairie Dog Town in Mackenzie Park
Prairie Dog Town
4th Street and I-27, Inside Mackenzie Park
Of all Nature's wild creatures, none is more appealing and entertaining to watch than the Prairie Dog. In the 1930's, Prairie Dog Town was established in Mackenzie Park and has been enjoyed by resident and visitors alike throughout its history.  Prairie Dog Town was recently renovated and is now open to the public!  Free!
Prairie Dog Town Webpage
Safety City
Safety City
44th and Avenue U, Inside Clapp Park
Safety City is a unique kid-sized town where children learn hands-on the rules of pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety. More than 6,000 public school kids go through the program each year. For information, call (806) 767-2712.
Safety City Webpage
Wells Fargo Amphetheatre
Wells Fargo Amphitheatre
East of Avenue A off of East Broadway in Mackenzie Park
The Wells Fargo Amphitheatre, located at 413 E. Broadway, is nestled into the hillside between the South Plains Fairgrounds and Mackenzie Park. Currently, Wells Fargo Amphitheatre plays host each summer to Lubbock Moonlight Musicals. Under the direction of Gerald Dolter, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals presents family musicals each summer from June through August featuring outstanding local talent with guest artists.  
Wells Fargo Amphitheatre Website