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Prehistoric Gardens

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Address: Gold Beach, OR 97465
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+1 541-332-4463
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One of the most unique tourist attractions on the Oregon Coast, the...

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.

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Took my 8 yrs old and my 7 yrs old grandbaby and was empty so was good so we could stop and ask answers.12 for adults and 8 for children's for about 15 minutes of fun.

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Mulata68
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Kirkland Wa
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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Even it was a bit rainy and almost closing time we decided to visit. We all enjoyed it- kids loved the dinos, we loved the environment. It did nit take more than 40 minutes, and it worth the 40 usd we paid. Great to place to see the beautiful forest with kids

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent! We all learned a lot about prehistoric flora and fauna. The "dinosaurs" are realistic and artfully placed in the landscape. The trail is beautiful, and gives the feeling that you have stepped back into time by several million years. It is fun, educational, and a welcome respite from the heat on a hot summer day.

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Stayton, Oregon
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

We stopped here last year on our annual anniversary trip. What a neat place to stop and enjoy a short walk. The park is well maintained and the people are very friendly! This is a great place for kids to see dinosaurs up front and personal.

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Battleground
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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I have adult children I have teenage children I have grandchildren and pre-teen nieces and they love this place if your kids live dinosaurs this is a good place to go I took my kids when they were little and now my grandkids this is always the stuff that we have to do on the way to Gold Beach and... More 

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Kirkland Wa
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Took my 8 yrs old and my 7 yrs old grandbaby and was empty so was good so we could stop and ask answers.12 for adults and 8 for children's for about 15 minutes of fun.

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1 Thank Mulata68
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Regardless of the negative reviews that I read to my family, we decided to be our own judge of the experience versus the cost. My grandchildren are 3 & 2 years of age and they watch the show "Dinosaur train" they went through the rain forest relating and looking for the dinosaurs that they see on their show. My son... More 

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1 Thank Maryann M
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Our three year old loved the dinosaurs, the lush forest is really cool, birds and other wildlife were lovely, but we probably only spent 30 minutes wandering through, so it seemed steep ($12 for adults, $8 for kid)

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1 Thank ashlandnc
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We used this as a much needed stop-off point on a long road trip. My 2yr old loves it. We walked the path twice. It is a bit pricey, $12 an adult, but three and under were free. It seemed to spark his imagination, and I enjoyed just seeing the rainforest fauna. The dinosaurs are fairly impressive, especially the largest... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Passed by the gardens on our way to Gold Beach, and had to stop for the life sized T-Rex in the parking lot. Spent the $40 on admission for 2 adults and 2 kids. Not a huge attraction, but the kids loved all the dinosaur statues and I loved learning the prehistoric facts about the origins of our native plant... More 

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

I enjoyed this very much. Beautiful path with amazing statues kinda spends in my opinion but once u pay u can walk through as much as you want. More of a one time thing in my opinion but definitely a must see.

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