Dinosaur Park


Built in 1936 as part of the WPA program, this quirky park sits atop a sandstone ridge with 100-mile views. Paved walkways take you up past the five original life-size, concrete-and-steel dinosaurs—an Apatosaurus, a Tyrannosaurus rex, a Triceratops, a Stegosaurus, and a Trachodon, which were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990; the other two dinosaurs were built in the 1950s. Admission is free, and the site has a visitors center, café, and gift shop.


940 Skyline Dr.
Rapid City, South Dakota 57702


44.07814100, -103.24484000

Open Hours

May and Sept.--Oct.: daily 9--5. Jun.--Aug.: daily 8--8.
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(605) 343-8687

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