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George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park
Ranked #4 of 48 things to do in Ogden
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Journey back in time to the days when the Dryosaurus roamed and the Tyrannosaurus rex ruled at this outdoor six-acre park that displays giant dinosaurs complete with sound effects like crashing trees and earth moving footsteps. The complex also includes a museum that features hands-on exhibits of the latest fossil finds from Utah and around the world.
Reviewed August 24, 2009

...absolutely adored it! The museum is informative. When you first enter the museum, you are faced with a T-Rex and a Stegasaurus and her 2 babies - all robots. The grand kids loved it!!!...

Once you get outside, you walk thru a park with cement dinosaurs - thru paths and hidden trails --- I loved it, and so did the kids - well worth the money...

Bring a picnic lunch if you want to spend the day here - there are also Bar-B-Ques to use.

.... it can take a day or a couple of hours..... GREAT!!

6  Thank KUMtngal
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"life size"
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"dinosaur bones"
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"t rex"
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"love dinosaurs"
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"playground area"
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"fantastic family"
in 3 reviews
"fun place"
in 10 reviews
"all ages"
in 13 reviews
"birthday parties"
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"indoor exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"kids play"
in 4 reviews
"gift shop"
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"feed the fish"
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"inside the building"
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"hands on activities"
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"few hours"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed August 4, 2009

Very awesome experience! I loved how it starts as a tour in the museum. The lights are dimmed, creating an eerie atmosphere. You watch workers cleaning real bones and fossils found. The tour guide then takes you around to various areas where they talk about different monsters. Then you go outside and while it then becomes more like a typical haunted forest, it is anything but. Very realistic features and ideas. At times, really scary! I would recommend this to anyone interested in something different.

5  Thank geists2c
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Reviewed July 12, 2009

We loved this. Our 8 year old grandson was soooooooooooo excited. The park is wonderful and priced great. Small gift shop was great, and the museum facinating, we bought a Geode and had them cut it in two.

3  Thank 2onthego4fun
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Reviewed June 30, 2009

We were here with 3 kids, 19, 10 & 6. All of them loved Eccles dinosaur park! It was nice that they had some fossils to see before seeing the reproductions. It was nice to walk the 6 acre park with the kids. Something "lurking" around every corner. Our 6 year old did get a little scared at one point in a darker jungle area but not bad.

6  Thank sabbysguide
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