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“with real dinosaur tracks”
If you like dinosaurs, you'll love our 200 million-year-old fossil trackway, interactive exhibits and the chance to cast your own dinosaur footprint to take home. There is a daily admission fee at Dinosaur State Park. Adults ages 13 and up are $6 youth ages 6 - 12 are $2 and children under 6 are free. Connecticut seniors over 65 years of age are eligible for a Charter Oak Pass (proof of residency is required). The Connecticut Valley has a long history of fossil track discoveries. Outstanding specimens uncovered in 19th century brownstone quarries found their way into museums throughout the world. A new chapter in the history of such discoveries was written in 1966 when hundreds of tracks were exposed in Rocky Hill. This remarkable site became Dinosaur State Park.
This is a nice park if you're wanting to do a trail walk with the family. It doesn't have large interactive dinosaurs like I thought but there is a bug fossil inside the museum that was found in... Read more
It's a good place to spend a few hours with your little kids. There's nothing much inside except a fossil and a few live reptiles. But for the older ones, I don't think there is much to keep them... Read more
FUN FACT: "The first scientifically verified dinosaur bones discovered in North America were uncovered during the 1818 excavation of a well in Connecticut." Now, that copy and paste job I just... Read more
Dinosaur State Park
- Sun, Tue - Sat: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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