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Dinosaur Valley State Park

Glen Rose, TX 76043
+1 254-897-4588
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Walking with the dinosaurs

This place is As good as it gets...loved walking with the dinosaurs. This park is a true Texas... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Loved it

From the ranger working the check in desk, to the ranger that fired 1000 questions at they were all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tyler, Texas
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Search for dinosaur footprints at this state park located along the Paluxy River.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“blue hole” (32 reviews)
“the river” (211 reviews)
“hiking trails” (34 reviews)
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Glen Rose, TX 76043
+1 254-897-4588
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is As good as it gets...loved walking with the dinosaurs. This park is a true Texas treasure. I would recommend this place to everyone.

Thank jamgmm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the ranger working the check in desk, to the ranger that fired 1000 questions at they were all so helpful. Waded the paluxy and saw plenty of great tracks.

Thank metaldealer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My two boys and I went here for our summer camping trip at the insistence of my museum and dinosaur loving 9 year old. The sites were spacious and had nice tent pads to set up on. The river was difficult to access, but that's...More

Thank badkitty795
Reviewed 5 days ago

We made this a stop while traveling, and it was worth it. We happened to catch a Ranger talk at the river area, where the Dinosaur tracks are visible. The Ranger was very interesting, telling stories of how the tracks may have gotten there, describing...More

Thank Elvie66
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a trip to see the sets of tracks so plainly from two different types of dinosaurs (herbivore and carnivore). We only visited Site #2, apparently the best site, due to the heat. But we were lucky with the timing in that we were...More

Thank dougfmftw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time with the family at the State Park. Kids had a great time jumping in the river looking for dinosaur tracks and staying cool.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this park ! Not a dinosaur fanatic , but it almost made me one after visiting this park . Definitely fun for all ages , river was nice , clear and refreshing . Very clean facility . Stayed overnight in tent - great accommodations...More

Thank Irena S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find. The river was up a little, but we still had no problem finding dinosaur tracks. Very educational.

1  Thank Andy O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cashier did warn us that due to the rain we might not see dinosaur tracks. She was right about that. We only saw a couple but we weren't able to see all the ones on the map due to the water covering the tracks....More

Thank srosas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the tracks very clearly and my husband and oldest really enjoyed going hiking. Be sure to bring water and sunscreen if it's hot out!

Thank Heather K
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22 April 2017|
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Response from skelly33 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there it was winter but the water level was pretty low. I imagine there are areas to kayak but I don't think it's by the tracks. The tracks are accessible by walking. The only difficulty was crossing the creek on... More
27 February 2017|
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Response from GenThom | Reviewed this property |
I wear Chacos. They're on the American Podiatry's top ten best shoes list, they have thick comfortable soles that you can walk on all day - I've done a 7 mile hike in them, and they dry quickly.