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Dinosaur Park

940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
+1 605-394-4175
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It’s ok

It’s cool for what it is I guess. The views are pretty awesome but there’s only like 5 dinosaurs... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
HannahEliseT
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
via mobile
Built in the 1930’s and going strong

This is almost a must do 1) to overlook most of the city and surroundings 2) to appreciate the size... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
somanyfoods
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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  • Average25%
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“skyline drive” (40 reviews)
“gift shop” (131 reviews)
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940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
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+1 605-394-4175
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"skyline drive"
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"gift shop"
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"great view of the city"
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"life size dinosaurs"
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"overlooking rapid city"
in 10 reviews
"stairs to climb"
in 18 reviews
"free attraction"
in 26 reviews
"quick stop"
in 23 reviews
"kids love"
in 25 reviews
"visitor center"
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"take pictures"
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"black hills"
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"great for kids"
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"fun stop"
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"wpa"
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"brontosaurus"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s cool for what it is I guess. The views are pretty awesome but there’s only like 5 dinosaurs and a million steps to climb just to see them. I won’t go back but at least it’s free.

Thank HannahEliseT
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is almost a must do 1) to overlook most of the city and surroundings 2) to appreciate the size of the dinosaurs and 3) to appreciate the history of Rapid City, the hanging tree and why Rapid City was at one time called the...More

Thank somanyfoods
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fun place to go for kids. Fun gift shop. Nothing too special, but a great view of the city, and good opportunities for photos.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The best time to be atop Dinosaur park is at night overlooking the City all lit up!! Great fun for the kids and great fun to sit with your loved one at night!!

1  Thank Rogfather
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Reviewed 6 days ago

take a bus tour around the town then go back to take in all the sites a little longer. I found the bus tour help get my bearing where to go. Excellent idea bus tours

Thank Edna W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Its a nice diversion. The grand children loved it. The ride up was nice to beab;e to see the city below. The stairs up were a challenge. Good way to spend sometime.

Thank Spencer1952
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If this had cost any money whatsoever I would have been disappointed. After a very tall set of stairs we saw several concrete replicas of dinosaurs. The kids enjoyed climbing on them and getting pictures. My husband and I enjoyed looking at the AMAZING VIEWS!...More

1  Thank pretzelpride
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great location at dusk to watch the sunset and the city come aglow at night. It is also easy to access, however there are several stairs to climb to reach the area.

Thank Kristen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove up here on the morning we were heading out of town just so we could check it out. We loved it. It is unique and our kids loved the dinosaurs. We didn’t really have time to walk the hiking trails around the park,...More

Thank MinotGirl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent trip we stopped to visit. The kids liked climbing the dinosaurs but overall a small park that we felt was not worth driving out of our way to see.

Thank akotowski
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X8921VFalexm
November 2, 2017|
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Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
The whole thing might take an hour, the walk isn't long but you climb about 100 feet of stairs.
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Kat S
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Roadbum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but be aware that if your pooch has any cranky joints, all those steps are going to be hard on her.
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Katrina W
February 7, 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.
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