Dinosaur State Park(redirected from Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum)
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Dinosaur State Park
Location:1 mile east of Exit 23 off I-91.
Facilities:Exhibit center (é), gift shop, picnic tables (é), arboretum, nature trails, bathrooms (é).
Special Features:The park's geodesic dome exhibit center encloses a rock exposure that bears about 500 tracks made by dinosaurs of the Jurassic period (200 million years ago), an 80-foot-long diarama depicting the setting in which the tracks were made, and related interactive exhibits. From May 1 through October 31, visitors can make a cast of dinosaur tracks but must bring their own materials for this, including 10 pounds of plaster of paris.
Address:400 West St
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Size: 60 acres.
See other parks in Connecticut.
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