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Dinosaur Valley State Park

Glen Rose, TX 76043
254-897-4588
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Glen Rose
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: State Parks
Activities: Dig (archeology)
Traveler Description: Dinosaur Valley State Park is a wonderful destination for anyone who's into dinosaurs or the great outdoors.  Located in Glen Rose, Texas (just about... more »
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Sevierville
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

What an interesting place, if you like dinosaurs and believe in Darwin and that the earth is millions of years old and evolved over time :) The Dino tracks are clearly visible and amazing. We were lucky, because of low water, allowing an easy access. The park rangers could mark some of the areas better for easier find of what... More

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McKinney, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Slot #1 is the best. Close enough to the showers but away from other campers. CAMP~ON! Camping is not the same without a fire, but there are burn~bans all over Texas now. ~;@)

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Glen Rose, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It is fun to see the kids and young people so excited about seeing actual dinosaur tracks. Its casual and you can explore on your own.

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Justin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Wow!! So much fun!! Be prepared to hike to see the foot prints, and on warm days play in the water. Very nice and scenic.

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The park offers maps and trails clearly marked for ease of navigation. It was amazing to see genuine dinosaur foot prints preserved in the river banks.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Dinosaur Valley State Park may not be the biggest and best in Texas, but what other park offers visitors the thrill of walking in the footprints of giants? Dinosaur tracks left in ancient mud beds put Glen Rose, Texas, on the map, and experiencing the fossilized footprints remains a major draw. A pint-sized park by Texas standards, DVSP is a... More

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Fort Worth, Tx.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Miles & miles of AWESOME, well marked trails, that wind back and forth across the river . Where else are you going to see & touch genuine Dinosaur tracks?

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temple
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I enjoyed my first visit here. I would not go back. But it is worth at least one visit. My 9 year old enjoyed himself with the life size statues. He really enjoyed the gem hunt.

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I thought this would be a sham, but the kids loved it! Their favorite was the sluice box and finding the various "gems". Go to Fossil Rim when they open and then go here afterwards.

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Arlington, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The footprints are clearly visible, its amazing how these million year old prints are still preserved on the river bed and some on rocks. We camped the same night and it was damn cold. Be prepared if you are planning to stay the night. It gets too cold. Its a must visit for amateur enthusiasts like me.

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