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100% must do - Awesome time Glamping in the park

This place was excellent. We had a lot of fun exploring all of the trails, by foot and by car. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kareen_j15
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Sydney, Australia
Great fun to dig for dinosaur fossils with a parc guide

To see the really special fossil bones you must take a tour with a parc guide. Our guide did a nice... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2019
CareyA54
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Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site is located 48 km northeast (1/2 hour drive) from Brooks, Alberta (NOT at or near Drumheller). There is a campground, picnic area, walking trails, Public Scenic Loop Road with 2 outdoor fossil...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Township Road 210A, Alberta T0J 1T0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was excellent. We had a lot of fun exploring all of the trails, by foot and by car. The map is easy to follow, and staff friendly. Glamping in such a secluded place was unreal, so much fun. Definitely choose one of the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kareen_j15
Reviewed October 5, 2019

To see the really special fossil bones you must take a tour with a parc guide. Our guide did a nice job discussing the topography and why this place is so important in the study of dinosaurs. We even got to look for fossils on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CareyA54
Reviewed October 2, 2019

Its a great place for exploring and, lots of good trails to hike.Its good for all ages too.We saw lots of deer, and birds... rabbits too!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Josh and Sarah K
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and hiked all the trails, lots of history and geography info. So glad this was a destination on our Cris’s Canada tour with a 28 foot trailer.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank furgali
Reviewed September 19, 2019

We visited this from Calgary, which was about 250km along mostly very straight roads (mostly the trans-canada highway) with light traffic. Well worth the trip. An immense wealth of dinosaur fossils have been discovered here. Just near the entrance to this park, stop at the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed September 13, 2019

We spent two days, went on three museum tours (whichI highly recommend), and toured the small museum (which you could miss if there was not enough time).

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank krg999
Reviewed September 11, 2019

Great park to visit. We went on a Monday morning in September and there were only a handful of other people there. We had many trails/spots to ourselves. The hiking is relatively easy and none of the hikes take more than about 45 minutes to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ChrisAndKarenJ
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful landscape in the middle of the prairies. The hiking trails aren't overly strenuous and have many different landscapes. From badlands and coulees to Cottonwood trees. The visitor center has a nice museum in it with the history of the park and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 869lucasa
Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

If you like Drumheller, then you will love Dinosaur Provincial park! This place is huge and has breathtaking view of the unique landscape. You can spend a day of taking photos of this area, but I would recommend spending the night in the campground nearby....More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Face_The_Elements
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

We were amazed when we went to the Dinosaur Park in Alberta. Never seen anything like it before, and we didn’t have to pay unless we wanted to do a guided tour. Would definitely go back!! Don’t be put off by the snake signs.....it’s one...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Angelica L
September 6, 2019|
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Response from 732MPD | Reviewed this property |
It should not be a problem, there is actually no gate house at the park.
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BeachSmilesForAll
February 25, 2019|
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Response from DPPWHS | Property representative |
Most visitors and campers never see a rattlesnake in the park. Once in awhile there are rattlesnakes seen at the viewpoint overlook; sometimes they travel through the public area such as trails, campground, along the creek... More
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BeachSmilesForAll
February 22, 2019|
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Response from RyKieImagesEvents | Reviewed this property |
In June, you should still be safe. The only time they're really bad is in August at around dusk when there's no wind. Load up on bus spray, though. Better safe than sorry!
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