Dinosaur State Park


Aerial photo of dinosaur state park

Dinosaur State Park

Rocky Hill
The Exhibit Center at Dinosaur State Park has reopened for normal operating hours, Tuesday to Sundays, 9:00am to 4:30pm. 

Gem and Fossil Mining is open for camp and other educational groups only. It is currently closed for families and individuals.

Dinosaur Track Casting has reopened and is available until October 31. Please remember to bring your supplies listed on our Foot Print Casting page. 

If you are a summer camp or school group that wishes to schedule a visit, please email deep.dinosaur@ct.gov.

Dinosaur State Park DomeIf you like dinosaurs, you'll love our 200 million-year-old fossil trackway, interactive exhibits, activities and the chance to cast your own dinosaur footprint to take home. The exhibit center houses over 750 dinosaur tracks exactly where they were discovered in 1966. 

Even if you cannot visit in person, you can get a taste of what the exhibit center has to offer with our virtual tour below. Interactive content will be added regularly to the tour. Check back often!



This property was acquired and/or developed with the assistance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Program

Link to Purchase a State Park Season Pass

Content updated: August 2022