• Dinosaur State Park - Rocky Hill, Connecticut

      Roadtrip Attraction
      One of the world's largest on-site displays of dinosaur tracks, preserved under a dome for year-round viewing. An arboretum displays many of the trees and plants that existed at the time the dinosaurs roamed around, and there are nature trails for hiking. During the summer, there is a sluice at which you can mine for gems and fossils. You may also make plaster casts of dinosaur tracks during the warmer months.

      Photo by Daderot

      If you go:
      Open every day all year long except for major holidays. You must bring your own supplies, as specified on the website, if you wish to make a cast.


      400 West Street
      Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Dinosaur State Park
      +1 (860) 529-8423

      Comments 2 Comments
      1. AZBuck's Avatar
        AZBuck -
        If you're in the area of Dinosaur State Park, you should really continue down the road (CT-160) and take the Rocky Hill – Glastonbury Ferry, the oldest continuously running ferry service in the United States.

      1. john.waters's Avatar
        john.waters -
        My wife loves Dinosaurs, so this is on the list.Thanks for the tip.

        Not really out of our way as we are going from Washington to Lancaster to Watkins Glenn and onto Niagara Falls. I think we could end up pretty close to New York City as well.