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This was my first trip on a dino dig. Walter and his staff were great and made it an awesome... read more

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People of all ages should enjoy this if they have a love of the outdoors and dinosaurs... read more

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PALEOADVENTURES is a dinosaur dig, tour company, based out of beautiful Belle Fourche, South Dakota. We take small groups of people to private, top secret ranches, in search of dinosaur bones. Guests are taught the proper tools and techniques for...more
19159 Star Gazer Ln, Belle Fourche, SD 57717-6314
+1 605-210-1275
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first trip on a dino dig. Walter and his staff were great and made it an awesome experience. I don't know that I would recommend it for younger children, but for young teens and on up, it was a great experience. I...More

1  Thank DaveM5509
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People of all ages should enjoy this if they have a love of the outdoors and dinosaurs. Thankfully, it wasn't hot when we went on our dig. Both of my sons found many different smaller items. One of my boys brought home the tip of...More

Thank anderson213
Reviewed August 28, 2017

My wife and I, along with a couple friends, went on a dig for two days with Walter, the owner/operator of PaleoAdventures. Our group ranged from die-hard paleontology enthusiasts to folks more casually interested in general science, and all of us had an absolute blast,...More

Thank Chris_B_0426
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We went to dig with Walter Stein, who owns and operates Paleoadventures, four years ago and returned with my cousin and her daughter this week. It is just an awesome experience! Walter teaches you how to use the tools properly, how to spot dinosaur bones,...More

1  Thank Shelley T
Reviewed August 1, 2017

My husband and grandson (age 14) dug with Walter for 2 days. They were long hot days out on the butte but well worth it. They found numerous things and my grandson even found a T Rex tooth. Walter's assistant at the time we were...More

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Let me start by saying this experience is a “once in a lifetime” kind of thing that fits anyone who has an interest in dinosaurs and paleontology. Digging for dinosaur bones was a bucket list item for my wife, and our expectations – while high...More

1  Thank IrishRob118
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience really digging for dinosaurs. I stayed 2 days. I did not expect such a realistic experience, it is EXACTLY like being in the field as a pro palentologist. The guides are fabulous and entertaining. Definitely will be back next season!

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the exhibits and the information that went along with each. There were many opportunities for interactions.

Thank C5613CNstever
Reviewed July 2, 2016

My son and I have been coming back to excavate fossils with Walter for 7 years. Walter is an incredible guide. Even if you know absolutely nothing about fossils, he can teach you everything you need to know and more! If you have ever wanted...More

1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

My son is 11 and has been into dinosaurs since a very young age. I found Paleo Adventures because Walter allows younger children to dig as well. Walter was a great tour guide and very knowledgeable in the surrounding area. He encouraged my son to...More

Thank Jennifer C
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Tyler T
February 17, 2015|
Response from tr3girl |
Transportation is limited here.Alot to see and if time is a concern , Im afraid renting a car is best way to go. It is well worth the it ,Enjoy !!!!