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Mountainburg, Arkansas: Climb-Thru Concrete Dinosaurs

Triceratops, Brontosaurus, and T-rex -- designed with hollow sections for kids to climb through. Home-built by Douglas W. Birchfield in 1980. T-rex is 14 feet tall, Brontosaurus is 20 feet long.

Mountainburg City Park

201 US 71, Mountainburg, AR
Mountainburg City Park. West side of US Hwy 71, on both sides of a culvert next to the fire department.
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Climb into a triceratops.

Climb-Thru Concrete Dinosaurs

Two of the dinosaurs have been fenced in so that they don't wander off. The triceratops is still free range, though.

[Todd Kent, 03/25/2023]

Playground Concrete Dinosaurs

Pretty park. Weird cement dinosaurs.

[Vance Erwin, 11/11/2016]

Dinosaurs have stood in an old fashioned children's playground since 1980 (one was made earlier for a private residence, and probably moved here later). Creator Douglas Birchfield designed ladders onto the brontosaurus and triceratops so kids could climb into the hollow interiors.

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