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Dinosaur Park

940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
+1 605-394-4175
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Great view

The dinosaur just serves as a landmark. The real point is the near-360 degree view of Rapid City... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rapid City, South Dakota
Had to go!

My family and I were vacationing in Wyoming and planned to visit Mt. Rushmore. When I found out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
+1 605-394-4175
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The dinosaur just serves as a landmark. The real point is the near-360 degree view of Rapid City. Closed late at night unfortunately; cops make rounds up there.

Thank DrJaminHubner
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I were vacationing in Wyoming and planned to visit Mt. Rushmore. When I found out that this place was so close, I had to go! I love vintage dinosaurs and knew about the park and I wasn't disappointed. There are not many...More

Thank NeilKlotz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on a very hot day, so maybe I was just grumpy. But lots of stairs to climb and not handicap accessible. I know the statues are old, so if you like nostalgia then it's great. But these were to big to play on....More

Thank Emull81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park was built in the 1930s, but has been updated and well maintained. Animals are all painted concrete and nicely done. "Dippy" the dinosaur is on top of the hill and can be seen from all parts of the city. Top of the hill...More

Thank John R B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first brought our kids here in 1992 on a 7-week RV trip. They still talk about this park even today. My son brought his wife here a few months ago to share a memory. Kids still Love this place. The views are awesome. And,...More

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stop by here evertime we're in Rapid City. I hold my toddlers up to the T-rex like I'm feeding it my kid & my wife gets a picture. Fun. There are about 5 life size concrete dinosaurs around this city park. Over the years...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids enjoyed our stop at dinosaur park. There were five large dinosaurs that they could climb a little on. The dinosaurs could use some repair and painting. The views were great! This wasn't a fantastic stop but it was a nice break from driving...More

Thank MinnesotaAmis
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son adored this!! He sat on top of one of the dinosauers. If you have a kid that likes peppa pig and how george loves dinosauers.....they will love this

Thank Brittany Jo D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of my vivid memories of childhood were climbing around on the smaller of these life-size dinosaurs. These memories have lived on in family photos for decades. I love going back to marvel at the child hood magic and take in the scenery of Rapid...More

Thank FormerHockeyMom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grandkids had a great time and continued talking about the dinosaurs for months after their visit. Will visit again this year during their current visit.

1  Thank Mike P
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Katrina W
Can you walk from downtown Rapid City or is it only accesible by car?
7 February 2017|
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Response from potatofisher | Reviewed this property |
That steep winding road everyone is mentioning also really doesn't have a shoulder. I have walked it before, but you need to be careful. The steep turns mean cars can't always see you coming.
Nicole H
Is there a cost for the park?
22 April 2015|
Response from JWVT | Reviewed this property |
This is a "no fee" attraction...don't hesitate to visit!
What are the hours of operation?
15 February 2015|
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Response from debkr67 | Reviewed this property |
It is like a regular city park. You park in the parking lot of the gift shop, walk across the street and up the hill to see the dinosaurs. You can probably go when you like but I would think it would be "closed" when the... More