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Dinosaur Valley State Park

Glen Rose, TX 76043
+1 254-897-4588
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Underwhelming to us

We have wanted to visit this park for quite awhile.. We have the annual state park pass, (which I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Raydioman61
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Austin, Texas
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Love it HERE!

Of all the state parks I've camped at in Texas this is my favorite! I have gone with my kids and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amyhR973XF
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CANTON, United States
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Search for dinosaur footprints at this state park located along the Paluxy River.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“blue hole” (34 reviews)
“the river” (229 reviews)
“state park” (56 reviews)
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Glen Rose, TX 76043
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have wanted to visit this park for quite awhile.. We have the annual state park pass, (which I highly recommend), and visit a lot of parks. This one gets a lot of press coverage, and makes an effort to get kids there, and I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the state parks I've camped at in Texas this is my favorite! I have gone with my kids and with just myself and my husband. The scenery is beautiful, I love the swimming hole and they offer horse back riding in the park....More

Thank amyhR973XF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy trails although lots of loose rocks on trails. Wear proper shoes I saw an elderly woman wearing sandals with a heel. Seriously people. The dinosaur track fossils are cool. The creek bed where the tracks are located is fun to play in. Wear quick...More

Thank sgregory711
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped here on our way to The Promise. It was so fun! We walked down to the river at Site 2 and looked at the tracks. This is a kids paradise. Loved the life sized dinosaurs throughout the park. There is...More

Thank MommaRose2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camp here a couple of times a year with our dogs & enjoy hiking in the river when we can & on the trails when the water is either to cold or to high. The dinosaur track aren't as visible as I remember when...More

Thank patrickgN1442KS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our 4 grandsons to Glen Rose to experience all the dinosaur activities. The dinosaur park is where we stated our day. The boys completely enjoyed it. They were amazed at the real life size of all the different dinosaurs. It...More

Thank Shelley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our children are really into dinosaurs, so we stopped at this park on our way from Waco to Ft. Worth. It was pretty cheap to get in the park, so that was a bonus. The visitor center at the entrance of the park...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of hiking trails and TONS of dinosaur tracks! River was bath water warm, so not as refreshing as we would have like in the heat. Back in sites only. Almost all sites are very shaded. No sewer hook ups.

Thank Staci T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

AWESOME state park! We took a ranger guided expedition up the Paluxy River in search of dinosaur track which we found along with, frogs, snakes, and raccoon tracks. My Daisy and Brownie Scouts LOVED it! They have picnic tables and a playground. They have horse...More

Thank msherwood2016
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Real dinosour tracks, great hiking and camping, slippery rocks in river. Wear water shoes. $7 entrance fee for adults over

Thank Brandie B
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Sabrina S
3 October 2017|
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Response from Dixie B | Reviewed this property |
We spent 3 days camping and hiking , then one day visiting wineries nearby. The town had some sites of interest but we didn't visit any. Hope this helps.
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Christina H
24 July 2017|
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Response from metaldealer | Reviewed this property |
The swimming is perfect. Not really deep but very clean water for a river or otherwise. Not sure about the burn ban though.
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HeatherB855
22 April 2017|
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Response from Elvis4vr | Reviewed this property |
no. too shallow
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