Hours of Operation12 noon-4 pm
1st and 3rd Saturday of the month
Come to Dinosaur Park Open Houses to meet paleontologists, learn about Maryland prehistory, and search an active fossil site for 115 million-year-old remains of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals!
For information about visiting Dinosaur Park, please call 301-627-1286.
Dinosaur Park offers personalized school and group programs. Our educational programs have been designed to meet Maryland Common Core Learning Goals in Science. Each visit will begin with an orientation presentation and guided tour of the site, followed by a participatory, age-appropriate activity and an opportunity to search for fossils. Please make reservations at least two weeks in advance. Program fee ($300 for resident, $360 non-resident) must be paid one week in advance of program date. Group size is limited to 40 participants.For more information on programs, please call 301-657-1286.
For reservations, please call 301-627-7755.
Location and DirectionsDinosaur Park is located off of Contee Road in Laurel, at the end of Mid Atlantic Boulevard.
From the D.C. area, take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (Route 295) to Route 197 (Laurel-Bowie Road). Turn West on Route 197. Turn left onto Contee Road. Turn left onto Mid-Atlantic Boulevard and proceed straight. Dinosaur Park is at the end of the road.
From Route 29, turn East onto Route 198. Cross I-95 and turn right onto Baltimore Ave/Route 1 South. Turn left onto Contee Road. Take the second right onto Mid Atlantic Boulevard and proceed straight. Dinosaur Park is at the end of the road.