Rapid City, South Dakota: Dinosaur Park

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Address:
940 Skyline Dr., Rapid City, SD
Directions:
I-90 exit 57. Following West Blvd south a little over a mile to the little brown "Dinosaur Park" sign, then follow Skyline Drive from there.
Hours:
Dawn - Dusk. Closes for winter maintenance. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
605-343-8687
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Dinosaur Park

Dinosaur Park

A free park, populated with concrete dinosaurs, stands on a hill above Rapid City.

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Dinosaur Park

Dinosaur Park is currently closed for winter maintenance.

[Hendrick, 11/12/2020]

Stegosaurus, 2020.

Dinosaur Park

The dinosaurs could definitely use a new coat of paint, but they are still fun to see. Please note there are quite a few stairs to climb from the parking lot.

[Anne Christiansen, 06/26/2020]
Dinosaur Park

There are several overlook points on Skyline Drive - in addition to the breathtaking dinosaurs. It's a steep and curvy drive, but it's a quick trip from downtown and the views are worth it. Take a photo at the next overlook up, and you'll have a proud dinosaur on the crest of the hill in the distance.

[Vicki, 07/26/2014]

Dinosaur Park

This park is off the road and up a mountain. There is no parking for campers or large vehicles. It is a very steep road, not a good choice if you are towing something.

[Ginger, 06/11/2014]

It's one of America's oldest dinosaur attractions, built on the crest of a hill overlooking Rapid City, apparently with no forethought that behemoths might again roam the Earth.


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