Wharton, Texas: Big Green Dinosaur

A friendly home-built brontosaurus welcomes visitors to Dinosaur Park.
Highway 183, Wharton, TX
On Highway 183 just before the bridge. Inside "Dinosaur Park" (look for the large banner sign).
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Big Green Dinosaur

Fenced off construction area. Can only view the backside of the dinosaur.

[Sarah Danford, 03/15/2018]
Big Green Dinosaur

I stopped by to see the dinosaur but he wasn't accepting any visitors. The area is closed off with fencing due to a construction project.

[Omni, 01/20/2018]


Big Green Dinosaur

Not very green anymore, a little faded from the sun. But still cool to take pics.

[Tina, 05/19/2013]


Big Green Dinosaur

We passed this dinosaur on our way to Corpus Christi for the weekend. He seems happily at home in the small town park.

[Laura, 06/19/2010]
Big Green Dinosaur

After a visit to the nearby Tee Pee Motel we ran into a great big green dinosaur at the entrance to "Dinosaur Park" in downtown Wharton. I think it's a brontosaur. Very friendly looking fellow. It's facing the river south of town. Don't know how long it's been here, but it looks pretty old and in need of a new coat of paint. But given that the park seems named after him he doesn't seem in too much danger.

[Wondermachine, 01/26/2009]

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