Dinosaur Park
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robertd031143
Mesa, AZ14 contributions
Grandchildren enjoyed and then panned for gold and shiny rocks. Many nice pictures of the children next to the dinosaurs.
Written September 21, 2022
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molly30087
Aiken, SC312 contributions
There were great views from the gift shop and views in all directions from the top of the hill. This is an attraction for little kids. We climbed the stone steps to the top for the view in all directions. Our grandsons were too old for this. We visited to kill time when our plane was delayed. Earlier in our trip we'd tried to get there from Skyline Dr. It's very winding with no guard rails. We had turned around. It's more direct from Quincy St and the Historic District is on the way.
Written August 15, 2022
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Syleste
Spokane, WA11 contributions
Dinosaur park features a few dinosaurs built as a Works Progress Admin project in the 1930s. The dinos are funky Americana. The views are terrific. Worth the trip.
Written July 23, 2022
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FDinger
Florida1,224 contributions
Of course Dinosaur Park has life-sized statues of various dinosaurs built back in the 1930s, but the real attraction is the view! The park sits atop a ridge with expansive views to the east and west. I recommend a visit.
Written July 23, 2022
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Kendra E
10 contributions
Family
Great to walk around and look at big dinosaur statues for little kids. There are a lot of statues so don't bring the stroller. My 2 and 4 year old loves it. Store across the road serves ice cream and were very friendly.
Written July 17, 2022
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AC97
North Dakota5,080 contributions
Below average trip. We arrived at approximately 4:30 pm and made our way inside the visitor center. Inside, there was a small gift shop as well as a place to order food. There were several options on the menu, including hot dogs, popcorn and ice cream. We opted for a hot dog, as well as some ice cream and both were tasty and decently priced. There was a viewing area right outside the gift shop that contained beautiful views of Rapid City. Once we were done eating, we made our way up the stairs to the dinosaur park. The park was extremely small and only contained 5 sculptures of dinosaurs. There were several plaques in front of the dinosaurs, that were extremely hard to make out because most of them were chipped and broken. There was not much to do here except to snap a couple of pictures.

Tip: I recommend spending 15 minutes here if you truly want to see everything.
Written July 15, 2022
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Carolyn H
Dallas, TX74 contributions
Not much to do, but the views of the city from the park are great. Signage needs repair, but overall worth a stop.
Written July 4, 2022
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vagabond
Minneapolis, MN33 contributions
It was a good stop to break up the day and go for a walk. The gift shop was cute and the kids loved the popcorn and ice cream.
Written July 1, 2022
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Cathy H
11 contributions
My grandchildren LOVE dinosaurs and they had a lot of fun at this free park. It was a nice place to stop and spend some time viewing the wonder vista from atop the hill!
Written June 24, 2022
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Jaime K
South Bend, IN55 contributions
Lovely way to end the day! One of the few things to do as a family after 5PM in the area - EVERYTHING else closes up shop. The gift shop is adorable and is open until 8PM - you can get ice cream and snacks.

You can also purchases bags of dirt laced with "gemstones" and they have a panning station out front for the kids.

Walk up some stairs from parking lot to see the "dinosaurs" and get pictures of the kids. Every kid had to sit on every dinosaur in some way - the ideal spot was the tail in most cases.

Channel your inner Fred Flintstone! Great, great views of the surrounding city.
Written June 20, 2022
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