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Dinosaur Valley State Park

Glen Rose, TX 76043
+1 254-897-4588
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December Camping

We just had a great time camping. The facilities were clean and warm. The park rangers and park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jo N
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Beautiful

The dinosaur tracks are really cool to see, but the river itself is breathtaking. Talked to a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
brettlevy
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Georgetown, Texas
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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” (234 reviews)
“state park” (57 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just had a great time camping. The facilities were clean and warm. The park rangers and park hosts were friendly and helpful. The park store is small but has some fun family friendly souvenirs! Our 3 children had a blast hiking and looking at...More

Thank Jo N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dinosaur tracks are really cool to see, but the river itself is breathtaking. Talked to a staff member and he said it is PACKED from March to November. 60,000 people will come through there.

Thank brettlevy
Reviewed 29 November 2017

What an amazing place! We've talked about making this trip for months and finally enjoyed every minute. The trails are clear, our 7-year old LOVED walking across the river on rocks. Check before you go on the river level because there were some tracks we...More

Thank Dimess
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

What a place to make you feel insignificant as to timeframe and the size of the dinosaur. Tracks were great to see and to ponder that they'd been there before us! Awesome!

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The dinosaur tracks are ok but it’s worth the visit to just get outdoors and hike. We had young children with us and they could hike and climb just about everywhere we went. We ate lunch by the playground and visited the gift shop.

Thank travelingAggie
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We visited this park during a recent Texas road trip. During the week and out of the main holiday season we saw less than 20 cars during the time we were there. There are plenty of walking options and it was a hot and sunny...More

Thank jgalwaysonholiday
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a great place for kids to explore dinosaur tracks by the river! There are places marked with informative signs that help educate about the history of the dinosaurs in the area. Great picnic places too!

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a couple of hours as we were passing through town. There is a small, one room museum at the entrance showing pictures, descriptions, and some bones. With little ones, that took 5-10 minutes; and they were done. They have 2 amazing...More

Thank SaZoCa
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Dinosaur Valley State Park review Oct 24, 2017 We stayed three nights. Dinosaur Valley State Park. Glen Rose Texas We stayed in site #1 with a 25ft RV The sites are spacious with lots of trees and shrubs for privacy between the sites. There are...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The park is great place for adventure and dinosaur track hunting. The trails are well maintained and the areas are well marked with informational signs describing what you will see. I saw people of all ages exploring.

Thank rmr0202
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Sabrina S
3 October 2017|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
I mean, my family and I spent an afternoon walking around searching for dinosaur tracks. Then we went back to Dallas. I'm sure you could spend longer than an afternoon if you wanted but even just that was really nice.
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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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