Come, travel back to the Age of Dinosaurs
We are one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. Beneath our geodesic dome, you will find an exceptional display of early Jurassic fossil tracks that were made 200 million years ago.
Surrounding our Exhibit Center are more than two miles of nature trails and the containing more than 250 species and cultivars of conifers, as well as katsuras, ginkgoes, magnolias and other living representatives of plant families which appeared in the Age of Dinosaurs.
Our Museum presents a bird’s-eye view of the preserved Mesozoic floodplain covered with tracks, dioramas of Triassic and Jurassic environments, collections of fossils, and interactive exhibits.
-- Open Year Round --Dinosaur State Park is part of the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Trails close at 4 p.m.
Exhibit Center is open Tuesday through Sunday,
9 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m.,
Parking Lot Paving at DinosaurBeginning Monday, Oct. 12, the main parking lot will be repaved and will be closed to the public on Mondays. If you plan to hike in the park on a Monday when the museum is closed, park in the employee lot. Paving work will continue until early November. Thank you for your patience while improvements are being made to the park.
Dinosaur State Park Day was held on August 15Send us your comments about it. Contact us by email: DinoDay2015@gmail.com
Have you visited our Discovery Room? There you will learn about the natural history of the Connecticut Valley and view our spectacular mineral and fossil collection. Hands-on activities for all ages are part of the exhibit.
Visit www.ctdinotrail.com for details on dinosaur-related activities in Connecticut.