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Wichita Falls is a city in Wichita County, Texas. Wichita Falls is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wichita Falls is also home to the Newby-McMahon Building, constructed downtown in 1919 and since known as the "world's littlest skyscraper". Students can find various off campus student housing complexes throughout Wichita Falls, Texas.
The city has two parks where students can relax, exercise, and fly model airplanes. Lake Wichita Park has the only model airplane landing strip in the Texas state park system. This park offers a 2.6-mile concrete hiking and bicycling trail that runs from the southern tip of the park at Fairway Avenue to the dam. The park has a playground, basketball goals, and multiple picnic areas. The park also has two lighted baseball and two-lighted softball fields, three lighted football fields, and an 18-hole disc golf course. Lucy Park is a 170-acre park with a log cabin, duck pond, swimming pool, playground, a frisbee golf course, and picnic areas. It has multiple paved walkways suitable for walking, running, biking, or roller skating, including a river walk that goes to a re-creation of the original falls for which the city was named for.
Students can also live near and watch one of the cities number of semi-professional, development, and minor league sports teams, including the Wichita Falls Drillers, a semi-pro football team, the professional basketball team Wichita Falls Texans, and the baseball team of the Texas League, the Wichita Falls Spudders.
There are three colleges and universities located in Wichita Falls. Students can find convenient college apartments near Midwestern State University (the only independent liberal arts college in Texas offering both bachelor's and master's degrees), Vernon College, and Wayland Baptist University.
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