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Prehistoric Gardens

Gold Beach, OR 97465
+1 541-332-4463
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Very cool!

You can not miss this beautiful attraction, is right on the HWY 101 South. You can experience the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nabeab
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Miami
via mobile
Super fun!

It's nice to see the dreams of somebody come to life in such a creative way! And, it was a relief... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
superphoebe
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Portland, Oregon
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One of the most unique tourist attractions on the Oregon Coast, the Prehistoric Gardens is great for young and old alike. Just 17 miles north of Gold Beach lies an untouched prehistoric garden complete with 23 life size dinosaurs set among a lush 300 year old Oregon rainforest. The self-guided tour allows you to casually stroll along the path and discover what the Earth was like millions of years ago. Family owned and operated since 1955, this eco-friendly attraction is a must see! Pet-Friendly! Dogs are allowed to take the tour for FREE as long as they are on a leash.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rain forest” (11 reviews)
“t rex” (11 reviews)
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Gold Beach, OR 97465
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can not miss this beautiful attraction, is right on the HWY 101 South. You can experience the 300 year old forest and the dinosaurs. Very well mantain and the store is really cute too! Nice stop to have a coffee and walk around.

Thank nabeab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's nice to see the dreams of somebody come to life in such a creative way! And, it was a relief to see how actually science-based it is- you never know with roadside attractions.

Thank superphoebe
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing what you find driving along the roads of Oregon. Watching the ocean and views winding down through the forest we came across these giant animals ! Big rig pull off so we were able to stop ! Fun place - interesting easy to spend...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Yes, it's a tourist trap, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. The dinosaurs are kind of cheesy, designed (I suppose) to be not overly frightening to children. Their size is accurate, even if their details are not. The foliage is interesting, and the historical...More

1  Thank Shapley_Hunter
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Not just for kids. We enjoyed our walk in the rainforest with the prehistoric creatures. We are seniors, toured early morning and had the place to ourselves. Fun, don't miss it. Very well done!

1  Thank waterkidd
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The gal pals and I stopped here for a giggle. We're all big dino fans. And they had a lot of big dinos. OK, preserved in concrete, but still quite impressive for accuracy and size. They have taken the time to repaint the critters bright...More

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Even better than we expected! Charming, delightful little place. Really informative labels throughout, and the dinosaurs are adorable.

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The family went and it was nice. The dinosaurs needed to be repainted and the gift shop was very spendy. Over all we had a great time it was just expensive and needed repairs.

1  Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This place was so much fun for our boys, 5 and 8. They didn't want to leave! It takes 15-30 min to walk through and is a nice distraction for kids after spending hours in the car.

Thank pattycake2016
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Somewhat outdated and definitely overpriced, we travelled with a 6, 4, and 2 year old who were highly entertained. However, when we finished one loop around the Gardens, which took about 20 minutes, the 4 year old wanted to go again! That was a good...More

2  Thank charlottemimi
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Laura S
11 July 2017|
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Response from Photom299 | Reviewed this property |
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Nancy L
19 March 2015|
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Response from Kiki M | Property representative |
Hello! Here are the Admissions; Adults — $12.00 Children (3 to 12 yrs) — $8.00 Seniors (60+ yrs) — $10.00 Littlefoots (2 and under) — FREE Thanks :)
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