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Stop by if you have a chance

We have visited this dig before. This time we were lucky enough to arrive at the site just as a... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2019
Ruth G
Columbia, Maryland
It gets a four because there are few like it around

This is a small park on a road that runs through an industrial area. The first thing you need to... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Ruth G
Columbia, Maryland
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Jun 27, 2019
“not much to see or do”
Apr 17, 2019
“Stop by if you have a chance”
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Contee Road, At the end of Mid Atlantic Boulevard., Laurel, MD 20708
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

I am happy that my town was the source for many dinosaur bones. I was much happier when we were allowed to dig up bones ourselves. Now they have pretty metal signs and some dinosaur statues. You can see everything the park has to offer...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

We have visited this dig before. This time we were lucky enough to arrive at the site just as a school group was leaving. Because of the school visitors, some of the staff were on hand to tell us something about the history of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ruth G
Reviewed January 16, 2019

This is a small park on a road that runs through an industrial area. The first thing you need to know is that if, you want to dig fossils (under ranger supervision), it’s open only on the first and third Saturdays of the month from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The name kind of sucks you in, but there is nothing special or really anything to do with dinosaurs it is just a small park

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Following a briefing on locating dino fossils, and their significance , kids are let loose to get dirty. You dont get to keep them, but if the find is significant, you may get it named after you. Also note the big chunks of iron ore....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank patricksS4343SF
Reviewed September 12, 2016

How many places can you join an actual palentalogist in a dig? The ranger led programs here are incredible you can actually help find fossils! Very interesting, try for the spring or fall, summer can be rather beastly.

Date of experience: August 2016
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