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Dinosaur Park
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Dinosaur Park

NOTICE: Dinosaur Park is undergoing renovations. For your safety, please stay clear of the construction area.

During this time, you may still attend an open house. 

13201 Mid-Atlantic Boulevard
Laurel, MD 20708

General Information: 301-627-1286
Information for tours: 301-627-7755; TTY 301-699-2544 kids in dino park

Walk the same grounds the dinosaurs did millions of years ago; discover secrets of Maryland’s prehistoric past.

Join us in unearthing the prehistory of Prince George’s County at Dinosaur Park. The park is a unique site in Laurel, Maryland, which preserves a rare deposit of fossils from the early Cretaceous period, about 115 million years ago. From the bones and teeth of the Maryland State Dinosaur Astrodon johnstoni to the remains of early flowering plants, the fossils found at Dinosaur Park help scientists reconstruct our region’s ancient history.