Cabazon, California: Claude Bell's Dinosaurs Team Field Report

50770 Seminole Drive, Cabazon, CA
I-10, Main Street exit, 13 miles west of Palm Springs.
Adults $13. Free to view outside.
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Dinosaurs in Cabazon, California

Claude Bell's Dinosaurs

Over-photographed desert dinosaurs, immortalized in Pee Wee's Big Adventure. Built by Claude Bell, who ran the Wheel Inn on I-10. Observation deck in the mouth of the T-rex. Report...

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Spiral staircase inside the T-Rex.

Cabazon Dinosaurs

The creationist theme has been stripped from the interior of the dinosaurs, and the dinosaur walk-through has been fleshed out with more statuettes. Visitors should be aware that access to the T-Rex is part of the paid experience (versus entry to the brontosaurus/gift shop, which is free), and includes a narrow spiral staircase up to the outlook in the mouth that may be difficult for some to ascend.

[LaGina McDowell, 01/18/2022]
Claude Bell's Dinosaurs

The dinosaurs are now being painted to match holidays and seasons.

[Christina Rooks, 03/12/2021]

According to the dinosaurs' current caretakers, the brontosaurus ("Ms Dinny") will retain her Valentine's Day pink for the next few months, while "Mr. Rex" will be painted with a summer outfit in mid-April.

Cabazon Dinosaurs

It's free to view Dinny and the Tyrannosaurus. The only fee is if you decide you want to go through the newly added Dinosaur walk-through.

[Christina Rooks, 02/06/2020]
Cabazon Dinosaurs

Cute. They're about as accurate as the Flintstones, but the kids will love it. Save your money, though; just look from outside and take pictures.

[passepartout22, 10/07/2018]

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