Laurel, Maryland: Dinosaur Fossils

Not a commercial attraction, but a fenced site of rare fossil deposits, where real dinosaur bones are unearthed. Large, fake bones outside for shutterbugs.

Dinosaur Park

Address:
13200 Mid Atlantic Blvd, Laurel, MD
Directions:
South edge of town. From US Hwy 1 turn east onto Contee Rd (Centre at Laurel shopping plaza). Drive a half-mile. Turn right onto Mid Atlantic Blvd (The Brick Yard industrial park). Drive a half-mile until the road ends at the Dinosaur Park.
Hours:
Fenced fossil site open 1st and 3rd Sa 12-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
301-627-1286
Admission:
Free
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Fossil site.

Dinosaur Park

The location of the preservation of dinosaur fossils. There are open houses on the first and third Saturdays of the month, where you can get tours and participate in activities.

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