Clayton, New Mexico: Dinosaur Statues

A brontosaurus and a triceratops, hand-made, behind individual neat-as-pin white picket fences. Third statue reported in 2015.
Address:
1103 S. 1st St., Clayton, NM
Directions:
Across the street from the Days Inn. On the east side of 1st St./US Hwy 87, between Palm and Beech Sts, on the south end of town.
Phone:
575-374-9250
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Three dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Statues

Three dinosaurs... two in little picket fences are next to the Clayton, New Mexico tourist center. My toddler thought they were fun! Free and worth a stop to stretch your legs.

[Adrienne G, 01/31/2020]

Dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Statues

The statues are right in front of the Clayton Tourist Center.

[Nancy Ferguson, 04/29/2018]

The local dinosaur connection is its rich lake spillway bed of 100 million year old fossilized footprints in Clayton Lake State Park.

Dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Statues

Fun dinosaur statues to see if you're passing through.

[JB, 05/28/2016]
Dinosaur Statues

The statues are intact and the people in the visitor center are quite helpful. Fun photo op for the kids. The map out front will direct you to the dinosaur tracks that can be viewed at Clayton Lake State Park.

[Keli G., 06/23/2011]

Triceratops vandalized.

Dinosaur Statues

The hand-made triceratops has lost both horns. Next to NM visitors center.

[David Meznarich, 07/28/2010]

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