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Saugerties, New York: Giant Steel Dinosaur Skeleton

38-ft. tall steel dinosaur skeleton sculpture combines the body of Apatosaurus with a T-rex head.

Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds

149 Blue Mountain Rd, Saugerties, NY
Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds. Half-mile north of Rt. 212, west side of Blue Mountain Rd. Next to the pond, difficult to see driving north, but just off the highway.
25 cents to see the dino spray water.
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Giant Steel Dinosaur Skeleton

If you're not a registered guest at campground. You cannot check it out. Beware.

[Lirraine, 10/15/2023]
Dinosaur Skeleton

The dinosaur still stands! The campground appeared to be closed for the season, but I'm not sure. I parked in the driveway and took photos from a distance. I probably could have gotten closer, but I opted not to take a chance and possibly bother the owners. Careful -- if you try to park by the side of the road, there is a deep ditch. [Kelly, 01/27/2017]


Giant Steel Dinosaur Skeleton

Located by the fishing pond of a small campground. For 25 cents, the dinosaur sprays water from its mouth.

[Katie, 07/27/2016]

Built in 1994, the giant metal skeleton is an artistic hybrid of an Apatosaurus with a Tyrannosaurus head.

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