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Dinosaur Valley State Park

Glen Rose, TX 76043
+1 254-897-4588
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DINOSAUR FOOTPRINTS, Hiking Galore and Nature at its' finest!!!!!

Have you ever dreamed of seeing real dinosaur foot prints in the flesh??!! Do you love hiking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
soldoutjcforever
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Fort Worth, Texas
Great Place to Visit; Very Disabled Veteran Friendly, Ask for Discount!

We brought our bicycles and had a blast exploring the park. Great place to swim, get some sun and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John B
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Grovetown, United States
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Search for dinosaur footprints at this state park located along the Paluxy River.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue hole” (36 reviews)
“the river” (238 reviews)
“hiking trails” (38 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
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Glen Rose, TX 76043
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+1 254-897-4588
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"great hiking"
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"primitive camping"
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"day trip"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Have you ever dreamed of seeing real dinosaur foot prints in the flesh??!! Do you love hiking, beautiful rivers, nature, birding and enjoying the wonder of the great outdoors? Then you MUST visit Dinosaur Valley State Park! We camped there in mid-April and what a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our bicycles and had a blast exploring the park. Great place to swim, get some sun and cool your feet in the river. Very interesting to see the dinosaur tracks. Wait a few days after rain for the water to run off for...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome park! The creek bottoms with dinosaur footprints is way cool. You can wade through out the pools all you want. Just make sure to bring water shoes cause it can be hard on bare feet. Also bring swim suits as you’ll want to cool...More

Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of a kind attraction and you will be very impressed. Go and take the family and have fun.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinosaur Valley State Park is a huge part of my family's history. I remember wading in the beautiful river, while my granddad held my hand and showed me the dinosaur's tracks. One of his favorite things to do was to lift me up and deposit...More

5  Thank Patti B
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

For a first-time visit, we didn’t know what to expect. Finding that you could park and just take a short walk down to the water to find very clear dinosaur footprints in the river was such a surprise! We loved the peace and beauty (except...More

Thank Katheryn J
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I would say this Place is Decent. If you will not have much expectation then it is Good. But the most important thing is to check with the Water level in the River before Going there. If the water level is high then there is...More

Thank abhijit m
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This is a really cool park with some intriguing elements of natural history. My dad and I went there to do some hiking, and we really enjoyed the system of trials they have established. There is more than 20 miles in total, and the moderately...More

2  Thank Jay_the_Triathlete
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Over Spring Break I drove my mother, grandmother, and my 2 small boys to visit family; my boys needed some time to unwind- and my mom suggested we try the Dinosaur Valley State Park. We were so glad we visited! We were totally unprepared for...More

1  Thank Laurenrenae
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

There are many trails all along the river banks. You can wade or swim in the river everywhere except where dinosaur tracks have been marked. Excellent picnic areas in green shady areas with barbecue grills for you to use. Play area with life size dinos...More

1  Thank Laura D
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Asha S
5 May 2018|
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Response from Laurenrenae | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely recommend some sort of river sandal or shoe for the rocks. We were unprepared the day we went and had on tennis shoes. My little boys (of course) took them off and we slipped all over the place- it was... More
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camronhhicks2003
3 April 2018|
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Response from witherspoonq | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at the entrance. And, in the camping area, there are nice restrooms with hot showers and privacy. Also, port-o-potties around here and there.
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Shaktius
19 February 2018|
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Response from msherwood2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, September or October was AWESOME!!!
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