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Address: 940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
Phone Number: 605 394 4175
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Fun free dinosaurs to visit

This is a fun place to take the kiddos with nice views of the Black Hills. The kiddos will have fun climbing on the dinosaurs and spending time in the beautiful Black Hills.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
mill231SouthDakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For this being on the Historical Societies list, not very well maintained, the walking paths were very dangerous. Sad to see this in such bad shape

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Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Probably great for kids if you can manage the climb to get to this park. Owned by the city. Used to be able to drive up but now must climb to the top. Does have a visitor center with ice cream and other snacks and of course typical tourist stuff. Nice restrooms.

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South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a fun place to take the kiddos with nice views of the Black Hills. The kiddos will have fun climbing on the dinosaurs and spending time in the beautiful Black Hills.

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Thank mill231SouthDakota
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's high above the city which makes for great views but a longer drive up than you might think. There are <10 dinosaur models so it's not huge. The kids can climb up. In 15 min we played with each one.

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Seacoast NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has been there for a long time, I think since the 1930's. My in laws have pics of my wife and her siblings sitting on the dinos every few years and we did that with our kids now. There are quite a few steps to get to the top so the older folks in our crew stayed in... More 

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South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful view of Rapid City..This review has to 100 characters, silly rule, but rules are rule so here they are..

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Thank DempseysMom
Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cool to see, but in need of repairs and new paint. For free though, it's a must. Store is overpriced. The pamphlets have coupons for a free popcorn though.

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Thank Palinkas
Penn Valley, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We saw the sign so we drove up the hill and parked. It is a climb up several series of steps and a pave path and several life size cement Dinosaurs along the way but when you get to the top you have a great 360 degree view of the entire area of Rapid City. Later in our trip we... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great sight to see! This is free place one of the only in that town. It was very nice to see the whole city and hills surrounding the town. The sunset view is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of fun for kids to run around and burn off some energy. Wonderful that it is free, with s nice view of the city. The visitor center was also fun to look around in.

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