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Dinosaur Park

940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57702
605 394 4175
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Ranked #17 of 36 Attractions in Rapid City
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Traveler Description: Seven life-size concrete replicas of monstrous prehistoric reptiles roam the outdoors in a park-like setting that divides Rapid City into east and... more »
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Dinosaur park is really good!! Park is well kept and the dinosaurs are brilliant. The view is fantastic also.

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Ridgecrest, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We just made a quick trip for old times sake. The dinosaurs are fun to see. It's a good bit of exercise to get up the stairs to the dinosaurs, but the views are well worth it.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love the dinosaur on the hill. Been staring at it since I was a kid. Worth the drive to see it. Kids love it.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

If you want a great view of Rapid City and the surrounding Black Hills this is the place to go. The kids will love the dinosaurs and the adults will love the views. There are a lot a stairs to climb and there is not a handicap access. There is a very nice gift store there that serves small snacks.

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Hillsboro, New Mexico, United States
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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were staying at Big Sky Lodge, you should to, and seen the sign for the Dinosaur Park just down the road. So we drove there. Here is something that was built in the early 30's and still there and in very nice shape. The city takes very good care of the site. You need to remember that in 1930's... More

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Tulsa, OK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

On the National Register of Historic Places, this little park (up a super steep hill with tons of stairs) isn't accurate. The dinos look like something Fred Flinstone would ride. But, it's loads of fun and completely free. My suggestion: Get a photo in front of the T-Rex pretending to be terrified he will eat you.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I liked this place even though it was a little cheesy, I think that's the point. I think it's worth going up there just for the view, it was really amazing, and we were there on a cloudy day. I bet it's even better on a clear day. And if you have kids that love to climb, like mine who... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This attraction, even though on the historic landmark registry, is very mild when viewed in the context of the magnificence of Rushmore, or the beauty of Custer State Park, it is a must for those of us who are lucky enough to remember a visit to the Black Hills area when we we children many years ago. These dinosaurs may... More

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Lodi, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Yes it definitly is dated, but we had fun and we did not have any kids along. I am so happy the city is keeping it fixed up. This is free and it is located high up, so stairs are involved. The view was wonderful. The gift shop was nice. typical cost. We told our relatives about it if ever... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great short tour with excellent REAL bones. The guide was very knowledgeable. The site is enclosed so no bad weather problems.

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