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Santa Fe, New Mexico: Life-size Brontosaurus Family

A display created by the late Larry Wilson, who made headlines by stuffing an Osama bin Laden into the mouth of a 14-foot-tall T-rex. Please don't climb on the dinosaurs.

M&M Garage Doors and Gates

246 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, NM
M&M Garage Doors and Gates. I-25 exit 278. Drive south on Hwy 14/El Camino Real/Cerrillos Rd for a quarter-mile. Turn left at the light onto Racho Viejo Blvd, then immediately turn left again. This road becomes Dinosaur Trail; follow north for one mile. The dinosaurs will be on the right, in front of a stucco storage building set back from the road. Enter through the gate at M&M Garage Doors and Gates. Please don't climb on the dinosaurs.
Gate open M-F 9-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Life-size Brontosaurus Family.

Life-size Brontosaurus Family

I guess that the owners' please-don't-climb-on-the dinosaurs requests were ineffective. The dinos are now surrounded by wooden fences.

[Dean Jeffrey, 02/04/2023]
Brontosaurus Family

We are M&M Garage Doors and Gates, the owners of the property. Everyone is welcome to come inside the property through the gate at 246 Dinosaur Trail. We are open M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please don't climb on the dinosaurs.

[M&M Garage Doors and Gates, 07/15/2018]
Brontosaurus Family

This is a drive by only. The dinosaurs are on private property. Nowhere to park and get out to see them.

[TG, 04/04/2017]


Brontosaurus Dinosaur Family

The Brontosaurus family trio is still on display along the Dinosaur Trail. Nearby is a building with another dinosaur appearing to burst from its corrugated metal side.

[ Team, 08/06/2014]

Brontosaurus family.

Life-Size Brontosaurus Family

Across the street from the brontosaurus family is a warehouse with a T-Rex busting out of the walls.

[Harold S Hall, 09/30/2011]

These are what remain of the creations of the late Larry Wilson, who built dinosaurs in the 1980s out of polyurethane foam covering skeletons of welded rebar and wire mesh (from screen doors). Wilson had his 15 minutes of international media fame in 2001 after he crammed an Osama bin Laden dummy in the jaws of his T-rex.

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