Dinosaur Provincial Park
Dinosaur Provincial Park is a World Heritage Site known for being the location where some of the world best preserved dinosaur fossils have been found.
Calling all archeologists and Dino lovers ! Dinosaur Provincial Park is your place to find some of the best-preserved and most significant concentrations of prehistoric fossils worldwide. This world-renowned park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site focused on educating the public on the beasts that walked this earth before us.
Dinosaur Park Visitor Information Centre
Dinosaur Provincial Park Features a variety of different amenities for the site's visitors. This UNESCO World Heritage Site has many interactive exhibits, the 80-seat Sternberg-Anderson Theatre, and a functioning summer research station. the centre includes public bathrooms and staff working in the centre answering visitor questions.
The park features trails to hike through to get a better experience of the landscape. The park area has 4.8KM of trails, including the Cottonwood Flats, Coulee Viewpoint, and Fossil Hunters' Trail. These trails vary in length, from 0.3KM to 1.5KM.
Paleontology and Research
Dinosaur Provincial Park has a close relationship with the Royal Tyrell Museum in Drumheller. The Provincial Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site features an actual archeological dig site active during the summer months. Visitors can also get a tour of the active excavation site if you want to experience the thrill without getting a permit.
Camping and Comfort Camping
If you want to stay in the provincial park for a night or two, you can just rent a camping space and pitch your tent. The provincial park offers both regular camping sites and comfort camping. The camping area is first-come, first-served and can be booked online. The comfort camping option gives you two choices in the placement of the tent.
Dinosaur Provincial Park also has many different guided tours for you and your group. Whether you are looking for family-friendly programming or an enriched learning program for a class of students, contact the Dinosaur Provincial Park for more details on their guided tours of the park and its trails.
Learn about the three other UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are Just a day trip away from Lethbridge on our UNESCO World Heritage Sites Page!
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