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Prehistoric Gardens

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Address: Gold Beach, OR 97465
Phone Number: +1 541-332-4463
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One of the most unique tourist attractions on the Oregon Coast, the...

One of the most unique tourist attractions on the Oregon Coast, the Prehistoric Gardens is great for young and old alike. Just 17 miles north of Gold Beach lies an untouched prehistoric garden complete with 23 life size dinosaurs set among a lush 300 year old Oregon rainforest. The self-guided tour allows you to casually stroll along the path and discover what the Earth was like millions of years ago. Family owned and operated since 1955, this eco-friendly attraction is a must see!

Pet-Friendly! Dogs are allowed to take the tour for FREE as long as they are on a leash.

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Cheesy & fun

Having grown up and lived in Southern Oregon my entire life, I have been to this place several times. I went there as a child and enjoyed it. I took my small children there and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having grown up and lived in Southern Oregon my entire life, I have been to this place several times. I went there as a child and enjoyed it. I took my small children there and they enjoyed it. I took my grandchildren there and they also enjoyed it. I was a bit surprised when my grown up son who now... More 

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Thank N C
Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped at this roadside attraction just for fun. They have done a good job...it is a nice walk through the woods..lots of fun dinosaur replicas...enjoyable...grandson loved it ( 10 yrs)

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Thank Islandtraveler2307
Medford, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this place cost about $10 for seniors. Cute and intersting place . someone did a great job to make the grounds look pre historic

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice. Went at dusk, with a mist felt real. Short walk through redwoods and ferns with life size dinosaur statues. Looked like they could come to life.

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Thank Izoom3
Florence, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My children were enthralled by the life size Dino's set in a very realistic environment (coastal Oregon terrain) really cool to all the little Dino lovers. All dinosaurs were freshly painted, umbrellas were available to borrow free. This place was a little on the expensive side but cool to do.

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Thank MTKKKF
Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As grandma and grandpa, it is ok, but the kids ( 3-10 ) had a great time, they read about the dinosaurs in school. the staff was very pleasant, and the trail was easy

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Thank doug p
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walking tour was beautiful. I enjoyed the educational parts, and my children just liked the dinosaurs.

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Thank John E
Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is well kept and pretty, but it is overpriced for what you get. You simply walk through the park and can read about the dinosaurs, which was cool, but not really for the price. If you have kids, there is not park, play structures, or anything interactive.

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Thank Samantha L
Corvallis, OR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If my 4-year-old were reviewing, he would give this place 5 super stars. He loves dinosaurs and the T-Rex at the entrance was a big hit. But the figures were old and dated, the information was outdated, and the park itself was small and unimpressive considering the admission fee and the fact that we traveled out of the way just... More 

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Siletz, oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped on our way to Gold Beach. Fun for all - young or old. We were just two adults looking to kill some time. It was quite fun.

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