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Dinosaur Park

940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701 USA

Free
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Closed Now
Opens Thu 8a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
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“7 dinosaurs overlooking the city”

Dinosaur Park is a tourist attraction in Rapid City, South Dakota, United States. Dedicated on May 22, 1936, it contains seven dinosaur sculptures on a hill overlooking the city, created to capitalize on the tourists coming to the Black Hills to see Mount Rushmore. Constructed by the city of Rapid City and the Works Progress Administration, WPA Project #960's dinosaurs were designed by Emmet Sullivan. Sullivan also designed the Apatosaurus (formerly Brontosaurus) at Wall Drug nearby in Wall, South Dakota, the Christ of the Ozarks statue in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and the dinosaurs at the now closed Dinosaur World in Beaver, Arkansas. The park is located at 940 Skyline Drive and is maintained by the city of Rapid City. Admission is free, however steep flagstone stairs may limit handicapped accessibility. The park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 21, 1990.

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Reviewed by
audrebri

  • 25 Reviews
  • 8 Helpful
July 04, 2015
Rated 4.0

FREE park with several dinosaur statues and a great panoramic view of Rapid City, SD. Great place for all ages.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
usandouradventures

  • 6 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
April 08, 2015
Rated 4.0

My kids had so much fun at this little quirky park. The views of Rapid City are notable, but really, its all about the dinos.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
ME Preaux

  • 12 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
April 01, 2015
Rated 3.0

Those dinosaurs have such a quirky, old fashioned quality, they are totally worth the detour. Plus, you'll get an awesome view of Rapid City and, on especially clear days, of the Black Hills and sometimes as far as the Badlands!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
VMike

  • 2 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
September 10, 2014
Rated 5.0

Rapid City is a great town and the dinosaurs are a must see. #bodness

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
melissacooner

  • 11 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 25, 2017
Rated 4.0

The dinosaurs were okay, the views were incredible once you got to the top, you could see for miles

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Reviewed by
annablue16

  • 9 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
August 07, 2016

Great free park. Kids loved running around. It's pretty small so we walked around twice. There are some dinosaurs you can climb on. Also great place to buy souvenirs. The gift shop prices were very reasonable!

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Reviewed by
slandrith

  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 14, 2015
Rated 4.0

Just fun!

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Dinosaur Park

940 Skyline Dr
Rapid City, South Dakota
57701 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking

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