Saugerties, New York: Giant Steel Dinosaur Skeleton

38-ft. tall steel dinosaur skeleton sculpture combines the body of Apatosaurus with a T-rex head.

Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds

149 Blue Mountain Rd, Saugerties, NY
1/2 mi. north of Rt. 212, west side of Blue Mountain Rd.
25 cents to see the dino spray water.
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Dinosaur Skeleton

The dinosaur still stands! The campground appeared to be closed for the season, but I'm not sure. I parked in the driveway and took photos from a distance. I probably could have gotten closer, but I opted not to take a chance and possibly bother the owners. Careful -- if you try to park by the side of the road, there is a deep ditch. [Kelly, 01/27/2017]


Giant Steel Dinosaur Skeleton

Located by the fishing pond of a small campground. For 25 cents, the dinosaur sprays water from its mouth.

[Katie, 07/27/2016]

Built in 1994, the giant metal skeleton is an artistic hybrid of an Apatosaurus with a Tyrannosaurus head.

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