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Dinosaur Provincial Park

Township Road 210A | Patricia, Patricia, Alberta T0J 2K0, Canada
+1 403-378-4342
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Incredible Scenery

This park was a big surprise to me. I've lived in Alberta my entire life but never been here. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edmonton, Canada

Dinosaur provincial park is JUST GREAT!!! Exceptional place to go. The ranger tours are really good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montreal, Canada
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Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site is located 48 km northeast (1/2 hour drive) from Brooks, Alberta (NOT at or near Drumheller). There is a campground, picnic area, walking trails, Public Scenic Loop Road with 2 outdoor fossil displays and Visitor Centre with museum, theatre, giftshop. Concession (food services) from May to mid October. No entrance fee into park. Small exhibit gallery/museum fee. Fees for guided bus tours and hikes. Check on the park's official website and book ahead of your visit as tours and camping fill up in the summer.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quarry hike” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Township Road 210A | Patricia, Patricia, Alberta T0J 2K0, Canada
+1 403-378-4342
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park was a big surprise to me. I've lived in Alberta my entire life but never been here. The scenery here is unbelievable, it's so beautiful! There are a few different hikes that you can go on, we did the Badlands hike with our...More

Thank christinamh28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinosaur provincial park is JUST GREAT!!! Exceptional place to go. The ranger tours are really good and very informational. The park has many hiking trails and each trail brings something different to the table. If you have time, do all of them and take all...More

Thank BarkShadeau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth to visit this place rather than going to a museum. The trails and lookouts are picture perfect in a sunny day and lots of things to do. please book the tours and activities because the spaces are limited. we added this trip to our...More

Thank Anuruddhaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real gem and if you can make it down to Brooks area, don't miss it. You know it's good when it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dinosaurs lived here 75 million years ago, You can almost see dinosaurs walking through the...More

Thank BenefacTours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my life list, this lived up to all expectations. It is a relatively easy two hour drive from Drumheller through beautiful country. A small museum displays some originals and some replicas of various animals found on site. A three hour film loop covers different...More

Thank mvidro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinosaur Provincial Park is definitely worth a visit whether you are on a day trip from Calgary or further abroad. The tours are informative and fun. The guides are excellent and able to cater the discussion to all age levels. The terrain is indescribable and...More

Thank Roxanne I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can't believe that over years of camping we haven't been here till now! What a hidden gem! Great RV and tenting sites, a real family atmosphere, and some of the most unique hiking and waking trails make this an incredible place to get away...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The explorer's tour is a 1.5 hour bus ride (24 person capacity) through the park to look at the rock formations that have yielded so many dinosaur fossils in Alberta. The tour is best for youths 8-12 years of age as that is the basic...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As if the stunning views of the gorgeous Alberta Badlands weren't enough, dinosaur provincial park offers more than just beautiful vistas. We pre-booked a Fossil Safari for our family (kids aged 14, 12, 9). We arrived from Banff (3 hour drive) for a day trip...More

Thank MSU14
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the campground and showers get a negative review. Absolutely no hot showers for the week we stayed here. No sinks at the outhouses further into the south loop. One sink at the laundry and one in the comfort camp. Potable water taps are too...More

Thank NunyaB
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4 September 2017|
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Response from Dan A | Reviewed this property |
I would go with the tour! They are the pros, and it removes any of the guess work for you.
Alexandra G
15 August 2017|
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Response from DPPWHS | Property representative |
Yes, you can fill your RV at the sani dump station; there is potable water there.
Les B
9 August 2017|
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Response from Gudrun1810 | Reviewed this property |
The park is located 48 km northeast of Brooks and 18 km from the village of Patricia. The co-ordinates to use in GPS systems are - Latitude: 50.7537 | Longitude: -111.528. Highway 873 from Brooks to the north and Highway... More