For thousands of years, across hundreds of generations, people have come to Lubbock Lake. Located in the southernmost reaches of the Great Plains of North America, the waters of this ancient lake nourished a rich and abundant ecosystem that in turn, provided food, shelter, tools, and clothing to those who traveled across it or came to settle here. Clovis Age hunter-gatherers, who followed the Ancient Bison and Colombian Mammoth, the Apache and Comanche nations, and the founding of a modern city are each a part of the history of this National Historic Landmark that is one of the premier archaeological and research sites in North America. Lubbock Lake Landmark is a unit of the Museum of Texas Tech University.Use our Lubbock online road trip planner to visit Lubbock Lake Landmark on your trip to Lubbock, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Lubbock Lake Landmark Reviews
Lots of interesting history about the prehistoric archeological site located here. The visitor's center has some great displays and there are several sculptures located outside of the visitor's center... more »
We had a nice visit to the museum as a family. The artifacts were mostly acquired from the actual riverbed here in Lubbock. The items have been carefully preserved and the history of the area is expla... more »
I was mostly excited about the longer trail, which was rocky and gravel like. In my opinion, the trail would be suitable for jogging or walking. About a fourth way into the trail, there was a fork in the trail and I took the wrong path. I walked a mile before I realized I should not have gone this way and turned back around. Although, this was not a big deal to me since I was wanting to walk a long ways, I think a few directional signs would be helpful!
We did the night hike. It was nice having a guide, to tell us what the different plants were. Also, to give general information about area. It took about 90 minutes to walk. There are longer or shorter paths to take. We found it to be a great place to just go and hike on our own. We will, definitely, be returning.
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