Dinosaur State Park


Passport to Parks eliminates day-use parking fees for all those entering in Connecticut registered vehicles. There is still a daily admission fee at Dinosaur, Gillette Castle and Fort Trumbull State Parks.   
Adults (ages 13 and up) are $6, youth (ages 6 - 12) are $2, and children under 6 are free.  Connecticut seniors over 65 years of age are eligible for a Charter Oak Pass (proof of residency is required). 
The park accepts Visa, Master Card, and Discover Card for admission costs over $10. Admission costs less than $10 must be paid with cash or a check. Debit cards or American Express cards are not accepted.
State Park/Forest Fees  | Season and other Park Passes

Heritage Passport
The Heritage Passport allows the bearer to gain admittance to three facilities (DinosaurFort Trumbull and Gillette Castle State Parks) for unlimited visitation until the end of the calendar year in which it was purchased.  The Heritage Passport cost is $67.00 and will allow a family (2 adults and up to 4 children) unlimited admittance to the three facilities.The Heritage Passport can be purchased at any one of the three facilities.