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Prehistoric Gardens

Gold Beach, OR 97465
+1 541-332-4463
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Well...the kids liked it!

It's a cool place, just ridiculously over-priced! I'd charge about $5 for what you see. The kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nixit2
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Zillah, Washington
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Loved it!!

I saw this on Pintrest and since we were staying in Gold Beach and driving right by it, I wanted to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gina W
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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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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  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Gold Beach, OR 97465
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+1 541-332-4463
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"gift shop"
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"roadside attraction"
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"prehistoric times"
in 5 reviews
"plant life"
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"bright colors"
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"educational fun"
in 3 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 7 reviews
"jurassic park"
in 4 reviews
"road trip"
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"fun stop"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful forest"
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"all ages"
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"parking lot"
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"take pictures"
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"oregon coast"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a cool place, just ridiculously over-priced! I'd charge about $5 for what you see. The kids loved it and it was a great place to stretch your legs and there are picnic tables outside of you want to picnic. As for the gift shop...dont...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw this on Pintrest and since we were staying in Gold Beach and driving right by it, I wanted to stop. I had read the story about how it had came about. I had told my husband all about it. He thought it would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we saw this place on Strange Inheritance & had to go check it out. along with some pretty cool dinosaur information, it has a lot of interesting trivial about the area. the day we were there the temperature was in the 80s, canopy is so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A roadside attraction. Fun, but over priced for what it is. Advice: pay for one adult and the kids. Other adult can nap on car. No Verizon service here so reading or napping are options.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok The kids got a break. I think they enjoyed it. Enjoyed the wild safari more it is a petting zoo with big game animals as well.

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

I visited this place in the 1970s as a child with my parents. One day recently i saw this place on an episode of strange inheritance. I told my wife "road trip! Were going there!" She said it would be an awfully long road trip....More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

This is a quaint... cute place to see with your kids. It is located in a nice forested area that really does make you feel as if you just stepped back... WAY BACK in time. The dinosaurs have recently been updated and they look quite...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Driving along the road en route north we spotted this and dropped by on spec. Well worth it. Yes, I know the dinosaurs are plastic (or cement?) but they are very well set out in a forest setting with vegetation that is reasonably thoughtfully prehistoric...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

SILLY place but fun to see. A bit pricey for just a quick look but fun spot to stop at if you have kids.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

This is a great place to stop especially with kids. While some of the dinosaurs need a bit of a paint job it's fun to imagine what might have been living in the forest thousands of years ago. There are some informational boards as well....More

Thank Adam S
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Response from icosmic | Reviewed this property |
I pretty much agree with anywhere between a half hour... to an hour ... if you have kids.
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