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Bryn Gwyn Paleontology Park

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Address: Gaiman, Argentina
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Bring lots of water. Bring suncreen. Did I mention you should bring water?

So, any way, about a half hour into your walk you'll notice odd light effects around the sun, as the wind rasps and the burning glare creates mirages all around you and a vulture... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2014
Jamie B
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

This place is awesome and hardly visited. You walk through stunning desert-like scenery, following a trail that takes about 90 mins, and see lots of fossils still in situ. As you go further, you climb upwards so the layers of fossils went forwards through time, starting with the earliest near the start of the trail. They have highlighted some of... More 

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Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

Its a 8 km walk from town to the Parque so well worth the cost of a taxi to drive you both ways. We arranged with a taxi at the park square to drive us out and then pick us up. The fare is normally 90 pesos each way but he gave us 70 peso each way fare. There is... More 

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Ra'anana, Israel
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Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Very little us invested in this outdoor museum. The signs to get there are small and inaccurate. We walked on a 2 km trail. The sites were covered with glass but sometimes broken. No English explanation. The larger signs had English but it was hard to relate them to the surrounding area. A lot of walking for very little.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 November 2014

So, any way, about a half hour into your walk you'll notice odd light effects around the sun, as the wind rasps and the burning glare creates mirages all around you and a vulture circles overhead. Off in the distance you glimpse Conan the Barbarian deep in contemplation on the Tree of Woe as T.E. Lawrence staggers past... Lee Van... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Looked like a good place to visit, the view of the sierras was great from the gate, would have loved to go for a trekking there for a while, but while at the MEF they told us it was open, when we got there everything was closed.

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Half Moon Bay, California, United States
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Reviewed 13 January 2013

How do you put a numerical rating on something that is campy fun but not necessarily everyone's idea of fun? I'll call it a 3/5 stars. The idea of this park is cool . . . see the paleontological finds where they were found and let people hike to them. At least I think that was the idea. The man... More 

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