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Dinosaur Park

940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
+1 605-394-4175
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Landmark views and free fun for active kids

The stairs leading up to the park are a wonderful workout for busy, active children! From the time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rapid City, South Dakota
Must See - Free!

You wont find this sort of attraction anywhere else! Its free to climb on/around these life-sized... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Chris D
Denver, Pennsylvania
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940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
+1 605-394-4175
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The stairs leading up to the park are a wonderful workout for busy, active children! From the time I was small, this was a favorite landmark to see as we approached Rapid, and to be under "Dinosaur Bob's" watchful eye as we ran our errands....More

Thank SiennaMum
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

You wont find this sort of attraction anywhere else! Its free to climb on/around these life-sized dinosaurs, and the view of Rapid City and the black hills is amazing! The giftshop has the usual nic nacks you would expect. Check this place out at night...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Kind of a hokey spot but I like it. It is some genuine old time Rapid City. They have cleaned up and improved the area in recent years. Kids love it. L

Thank RapidCityBob
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Everybody in the Black Hills grew up visiting this place, and it luckily hasn't changed. The dinos are fantastic, I love the hand-laid rock stairs, and the view from the top can't be beat!!

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Visited with wife and kids aged 2,5,8,12. Saw this in some sort of travel brochure. It's free and takes about 30 minutes of your time so something to do as a filler before your big event. Lots of steps but a beautiful view when you...More

Thank maranville826
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Off season when I visited, so visitor center was closed. Easy walk, but lots of steps. The dinosaurs were actually built decades ago. Great views of the surrounding area make it worth the walk.

Thank WD F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The view of the city is amazing, it's a free little spot to check out. It's worth stopping by. You can view the city below. It's pretty awesome!

Thank lunde84
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I used to visit Dinosaur park as a child when I lived in Rapid City so it's a favorite place of mine to take the grandkids. A little climbing, a little learning, lots of fun.

Thank SueKentB
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a great place to see cool Dinosaur sculptures, views of the area including downtown rapid city and a relic from the past....a WPA project. The drive to the top of the hill is very close to downtown Rapid City. Very nice drive with...More

Thank greeleyborn
Reviewed 31 October 2017

If it were up to me, I would give this a fair rating. However, my ten year old granddaughter loved it. She climbed the stairs like a mountain goat and had a ball climbing on the dinosaurs. I huffed and puffed my way up the...More

Thank Jackie77
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3 November 2017|
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Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
The whole thing might take an hour, the walk isn't long but you climb about 100 feet of stairs.
Kat S
16 July 2017|
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Response from Roadbum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but be aware that if your pooch has any cranky joints, all those steps are going to be hard on her.
Katrina W
8 February 2017|
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Response from potatofisher | Reviewed this property |
That steep winding road everyone is mentioning also really doesn't have a shoulder. I have walked it before, but you need to be careful. The steep turns mean cars can't always see you coming.