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Make a Roar with a Visit to Dinosaur Valley State Park

More than just an interesting name, Dinosaur Valley State Park cabins and hotels allow you to actually explore where dinosaurs once roamed. You can follow in their footsteps as you hike the various trails and learn more about the area's history and wildlife. The park is located near Glen Rose in Texas.

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$116 per night
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5.0
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Dinosaur Valley State Park, Somervell County, Texas, United States
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Best Hiking Trails in Dinosaur Valley State Park

Whether you are a seasoned hiker or taking your first cautious steps, Dinosaur Valley State Park is an excellent destination for walkers of all abilities. Most trails are family friendly and range from quick excursions of less than an hour to longer tours.

  • Paluxy River Nature Trail

    At a quarter of a mile long and taking around 20 minutes each way, you will see the region's best plant life along this well-paved trail that is ideal for beginners and younger explorers. Take this short hike first as an introduction to the area.

  • Limestone Ledge Trail

    One of the best spots for seeing dinosaur tracks, this trail passes along a different part of the Paluxy River. It's just under a mile long and takes about 30 minutes to complete.

  • Buckeye Trail

    Over a mile long and taking around 45 minutes, you can look out for the natural waterfalls lining this gorgeous path spanning Buckeye Creek.

  • Cedar Brake Outer Loop

    Over 7.5 miles long and taking about 3.5 hours to finish, this is a great trail for spending the afternoon exploring the perimeter of the park and admiring the limestone ridges.

Great Places to Stay Near Dinosaur Valley State Park

House Dinosaur Valley State Park
$116 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (65 ratings)
Dinosaur Valley State Park, Somervell County, Texas, United States
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Best Family Activities in Dinosaur Valley State Park

The kids will have an awesome time exploring dinosaur country, which is about as close to Jurassic Park as you can get! The group can also embark on other adventures in and around the park. Dinosaur Valley State Park cabins place you at the heart of the action.

  • Bird Walks

    Those interested in seeing the park's current living residents will have a great time bird watching on these guided tours. They take place in the morning and are free with your park entrance fee, with no need to register beforehand.

  • Fossil Digging Experiences

    A knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the science of palaeontology and explain the area's significance in the field. Perhaps this will spark a new passion for science amongst your kids.

  • Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

    Go on an African safari in Texas at this center which works to preserve local and internationally endangered wildlife. Ostriches, giraffes and rhinos await visitors to the center.

  • Acton State Historic Site

    See the burial place of Elizabeth Crockett, second wife of Davey Crockett, surely one of America's most famous folk heroes. The Acton State Historic Site is just a half-hour drive from Glen Rose.

Top Lodging Near Dinosaur Valley State Park

House Dinosaur Valley State Park
$116 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (65 ratings)
Dinosaur Valley State Park, Somervell County, Texas, United States
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