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You Won't Believe What You See

Just a pull out along the highway but the overlook gives you a commanding view of hundreds of acres... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
robertcW501JD
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Troy, Texas
Cattle Feedlot Overlook

Few miles west of Dodge City, this makes a perfect backdrop for a picture. Sadly we were outrunning... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Gary R
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US Hwy 50/56, Dodge City, KS
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several of these metal sculptures on the hill at the entrances to town. Really cool as you are driving into town. Kinda sets the old west mood.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ron R
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Cool little spot to overlook the highway into Dodge City. Cowboys are silhouetted against the skyline approaching Dodge from the west.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Just a pull out along the highway but the overlook gives you a commanding view of hundreds of acres of cattle feedlots. The smell in not real good if you're downwind.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank robertcW501JD
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

the over look is east of Dodge City just past the airport. There are signs for the turnoff. The overlook has an information board & a couple of horse shoe sculptures.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jme M
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Few miles west of Dodge City, this makes a perfect backdrop for a picture. Sadly we were outrunning a storm on our bikes, so just got a quick look as we rode by.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Gary R
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Caught our eye on coming into Dodge City. Enjoy the sign and the overlook. Only take as much time as one wants.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We never saw so many cattle waiting to be slaughtered. Interesting how many feedlots there were in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lois B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This was a nice stop along the Highway. But I must say that it you miss the overlook you haven't really missed anything fantastic. It was great to get out and stretch our legs and we did take pictures.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

From this lookout, you can see the full breadth of cattle yards where cattle stay for a short period to be fattened up before slaughter (i think the figure is a million head a year). There are literally thousands of them. Depending on wind direction,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank aussiewanderers
Reviewed 23 May 2018

if you're into cattle and can stand the smell of hundreds of cattle kicking up dirt then here's your place to visit. if you have never seen a bunch of cows getting fatten up to be slaughtered for your McDonald's happy meal then here's the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from ROBERT L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure which directions you are following but from downtown Dodge City on business highway 50 you travel east. On the east edge of Dodge City is the turn to the airport to the north and Hawley Brothers RV's to the south... More
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