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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 2014
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 older children, Activities for young children
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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We visited here with friends and. Total experience is awesome dinosaur footprints Excellent facilities must plan well we had very short time but you can plan cycling and go for trails

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We visited here on a Saturday morning and loved it. Totally awesome dinosaur footprints. Excellent facilities.We hiked several of the trails. They were well marked and well maintained. Would highly recommend.

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San Antonio, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Attended a Geocaching event and had a good time. Did some hiking, caching, and saw the dino tracks. There is a store, and friendly staff.

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New Caney, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We just drove thru to check it out, I will return to do some hiking there. The trails looked really good, everything was clean. Looks like a great place to bring the family.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

On September 13, 2014, Dinosaur Valley State Park hosted a gathering of around 250 geocachers from all over the state of Texas (and beyond) and I can tell you - feedback from those attending the event was 99.9 percent positive! We camped, we sang karaoke, we played family-oriented games, went on hikes, found geocaches, learned about the dinosaurs, saw a... More

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Cedar Hill, Texas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

great hiking trails, beautiful setting and views. clean family atmosphere. will be coming back to camp for a weekend. really makes you wonder what the area looked like when the tracks were made.

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Irving, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Plenty of hiking & MTB cycling trails. Interesting displays about the natural history of the place, which was the coast in dino-times. Lots of dinosaur tracks that you can clearly see in the riverbed limestone. Camp sites are wooded, not out in the blazing sun.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a state park so there's not much to expect but a few dinosaur tracks. We're lucky some of the tracks are not sectioned off. The water smells as it is idle water. No swimming here when water level is low.

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The Boonies, Tx
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The dinosaur tracks are fairly easy to get down to see, and the park is beautiful. I wish we'd brought our swimming suits to get into the swimming hole at the first stop on the trail. It was murderously hot. The gift shop is tiny but well stocked with souvenirs. We had a blast.

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

There are some really nice tracks at the park, but you must be in good physical shape to get to them since the best tracks are in a rocky area. The best time to go is when it has not rained for several weeks because recent rains will cover many tracks. I went during a drought period and was able... More

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