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A great place for kids

I visited the Park and Museum with grandkids, all under 5, on a rainy day. to say this gem is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
capevisit55
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Fascinating History & Family Outing

I was a kid living a few towns away when the dinosaur tracks were first discovered in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charles S
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Baltimore, Maryland
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This state park is devoted to dinosaurs and contains several dinosaur footprints.
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400 West St, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3506
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+1 860-529-5816
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've brought my kids here several times and they always have a great time! It's educational and entertaining!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Park and Museum with grandkids, all under 5, on a rainy day. to say this gem is a bargain is an understatement. there are several hands on exhibits gearwd to kids of all ages.They had a variety of programs that were staggered...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a kid living a few towns away when the dinosaur tracks were first discovered in the mid-1960's. The State of Connecticut moved with uncharacteristic speed to designate it a State Park, and the area has had several upgrades since. We long-ago moved away,...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed September 22, 2018 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 JanLinksGroningen
Reviewed September 2, 2018 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 September 1, 2018 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 August 28, 2018

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 August 20, 2018 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

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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
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Marcella S
December 29, 2017|
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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
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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.
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