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My daugthers loved this so much! They loved the museum And the park is beautifull. You can make a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Groningen, The Netherlands
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Great State Park and Museum.

Love going here once a year. The many trail are fabulous although some are more difficult. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hartford, CT, United States
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“foot prints”(6 reviews)
“dino tracks”(8 reviews)
This state park is devoted to dinosaurs and contains several dinosaur footprints.
400 West St, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3506
+1 860-529-5816
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My daugthers loved this so much! They loved the museum And the park is beautifull. You can make a Nice walk. The nature is also beautifull!!

Thank JanFinsterwolde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I get there 315. Guy in polo announces last movie showing. Person takes my money I paid. We look around. It was fun. We go to look at gift shop. Person announces close 20 minutes. We look. We go to ask question....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It closes at 4 not 430. It lies. Paths gift shop everything besides a small museum closes at 4. VERY IMPORTANT CLOSES AT 4 NOT 430. 430 IS A LIE. Went to buy something completely ignored wasnt acknowledge took money and that was it. Nobody...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love going here once a year. The many trail are fabulous although some are more difficult. Lots of walking. Scenery outstanding. The museum is the best and very interesting for families, couples, etc. Kids will really enjoy

Thank jaysR4469VU
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Many years back, when a builder got his bulldozers to excavate a patch of earth in Rocky Hill, his very keen eye discovered a gigantic footprint. The paleontologists then rushed in and discovered many fossils. This place is now called the Dinosaur State Park. We...More

Thank Deepa S
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This park offers an exhibit of dinosaur tracks - the greatest density of such tracks anywhere. It takes about 30 minutes to see the tracks and read the exhibit commentary. The park also offers a movie on its history and activities for young children. Both...More

Thank John B
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Awesome state park! Fossil tracks were excavated here and a dome was built on top to protect them. Walk along the indoor boardwalk to examine the tracks and learn about the dinos that made them. Learn how fossils are made and see other interesting footprints...More

Thank Nate C
Reviewed July 28, 2018

A great family day. Very interesting and educational but pitched in the right way so that it is not too high brow for the kids. Excellent value for money. Staff friendly. Lovely walks. Cafe would be a bonus. Really enjoyed and would highly recommend it.

Thank HilaryM939
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a really good time here. There are outside trails to hike with a bingo scavenger game to play- finding things along the walk- and a small prize for getting bingo. Great educational experience while having fun too. We did all get a handful...More

Thank Ah2travel
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The footprints are pretty spectacular to see. You can even cast your own dinosaur print outside the building. We saw a good film explaining dinosaurs and attended 2 talks on the resident ball python and blue tongued skink. It was a good afternoon and not...More

Thank Trish A
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Brian H
March 6, 2018|
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Response from RoadWarriorNH | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We had an active 5 year old with us so we worked our way through the inside exhibits very quickly (45 mins). They also have a great set of hiking trails through the dense old growth forest around the facility with... More
Marcella S
December 29, 2017|
Response from Meg E | Property representative |
Hello, Due to state budget cuts we are currently operating on a reduced schedule. The museum is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 to 4:30 p.m. This reduced schedule will continue at least until the end of... More
Melanie O
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Harvey L | Reviewed this property |
I was there without kids. Very interesting. Well worth a visit. Prints are real.