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Dinosaur Park

940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57702
605 394 4175
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Ranked #15 of 32 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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Eaton, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Not a whole lot here but being free and in a great location! This place is really cool for children and family alike! It's a great place to hop off and get some energy burned off! I suggest stopping by. It's free!

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Fabulous views over the city, great dinosaur models and best of all its free. Worth a visit if you're in the area.

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Yankton, South Dakota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

If you love photo-ops, definetly do not skip this. It's a fun stop to take the kids and get pictures with the dinosaurs, and you can see the entire city and beyond from there. There's stairs, and as out of shape as I was, it wasn't bad. We arrived just before sunset, which was perfect and extra beautiful. There's some... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

While the dinosaurs might be "to scale," this "park" is anything but educational. The T Rex has no teeth and resembles Barney. The area is not handicap accessible and the stairs are quite steep. I have to say the view from the top of the mountain is beautiful and panoramic. If you go, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Even if you are not much into seeing dinasours this is definitely the place to go to get a beautiful view of Rapid City. Hang out and watch the sun set. An excellent place to watch fireworks. Be aware of running into people who hang out there drinking, but the times that I have been there this has only been... More

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Hawley, Minnesota, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

It isn't so much a "park" as it is just some really cool dino statues. Its a quick fun little stop, great for kids and families. It is a great spot to stop for a restroom, a snack, or just to stretch your legs.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Most beautiful view of Rapid City! Short stair climb to the top to see the dinosaurs and it's FREE. Even if you aren't into the dino thing, it is most definitely worth stopping by just before dusk to see the views of the city. We didn't get to visit the gift shop because we arrived as they were getting ready... More

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Rapid City
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Must see attraction! It us free for all ages! AMAZING view of rapid city! There is a lot of steps to walk to get to the top! Great gift shop up at top!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We went in july and it was hot as hades climbing the stairs and baking in the full sun while seeing all of the dinosaurs. The weather is not the fault of the attraction though and I will say we enjoyed the view and experience. The dinos are neat but nothing super special. There is a gift shop where you... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

It was a great stop to see the town and walk a little bit after dinner. Great view and awesome at sunset!

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