Dinosaur Park | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Dinosaur Park

  • Dinosaur Park
    Dinosaur Park
  • Dinosaur Park
    Dinosaur Park
  • Dinosaur Park
    Dinosaur Park
Find Us: 
940 Skyline Dr.
Rapid City, SD 57701
Call: 
(605) 343-8687
Hours: 

Open Daily

June, July, Aug

  • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

May, Sept, Oct

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free family fun at one of the Black Hills’ original tourist attractions, open to the public since 1936!  Dinosaur Park is located on a ridge of sandstone that encircles the Black Hills.  Along this ridge dinosaurs of the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous have been found.  Not far from the park dinosaur footprints have been found.

As you stand on Dinosaur Park with spectacular 100-mile views and look to the east you can see the South Dakota Badlands.  Most rocks of the Badlands are too young to have dinosaurs preserved, but fossil mammals are superbly represented.  To the west and north of the Black Hills, dinosaurs have been found in great abundance in the basins of Wyoming and on the Northern Great Plains.

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