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July  16, 2016

Parks Day

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Come and celebrate Parks Day!

Activities for children (free) on Parks Day. Free admission into the Park Park Visitor Exhibit exhibit gallery this day.

Activities include:

  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Giant Bubbles
  • Watermelon eating contest
  • Sidewalk Chalk Drawing
  • Dinosaur Jello Toss
  • Rattlesnake Q&A with a Conservation Officer
  • Hoola-Hoop Contests
  • Cake

Activities will take place at the Park Visitor Centre (free admission to exhibit gallery all day!) and at the Cretaceous Cafe (concession building). 

We still have our interpretive tour programs going on but you will need to book ahead online as tours are selling out daily this time of year.

 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre  (48 km NE of Brooks)
Time: 10:00 AM
Fee:  Free
 

July  30, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

July  30, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

July  30, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

July  30, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

July  30, 2016

Great Badlands Hike

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The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. We've designed this hike over steep slopes and through coulees specially for the adventurous.  You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  

 

Notes

  • The Great Badlands Hike lasts 4 hours long.
  • The hike is rated "difficult" - 6 kilometres in rugged badlands.
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.

  • No pets allowed on any tour programs or in the Park Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
Book It
 
Location:  Load park bus at Park Visitor Centre for access into backcountry/Natural Preserve for the hike
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $29/Adult, $19/Youth
 

July  30, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 3 Day Guided Excavation

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3-Day Guided Excavations Dates for 2016: July 7,8,9 "Sold Out!" and July 29,30.31 

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.

This Guided Excavation includes

  • 3 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
  • Lunch and supper on Day 1, all meals on Day 2, and breakfast and lunch on Day 3
  • Accommodations for up to 4 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

Marks-Kucher Award line

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $700/Person
 

July  30, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

July  30, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

July  30, 2016

Saturday afternoon Amphitheatre Show or Friday evening Campfire

  • Join park interpretive staff for a Friday evening campfire program or a Saturday afternoon theatrical program at the Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre, outdoors near the day use/picnic area. From the concession building turn left at the John Ware Cabin. 
  • These are free family programs. No tickets needed, just come and enjoy.
 
Location:  Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  Free
 

July  31, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

July  31, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

July  31, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

July  31, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

July  31, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 3 Day Guided Excavation

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3-Day Guided Excavations Dates for 2016: July 7,8,9 "Sold Out!" and July 29,30.31 

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.

This Guided Excavation includes

  • 3 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
  • Lunch and supper on Day 1, all meals on Day 2, and breakfast and lunch on Day 3
  • Accommodations for up to 4 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

Marks-Kucher Award line

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $700/Person
 

July  31, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  01, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  01, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  01, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  01, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  01, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  02, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  02, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  02, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  02, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  02, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
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Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  03, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  03, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  03, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  03, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  03, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  04, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  04, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  04, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  04, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  04, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  04, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  05, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  05, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  05, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  05, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  05, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  05, 2016

Saturday afternoon Amphitheatre Show or Friday evening Campfire

  • Join park interpretive staff for a Friday evening campfire program or a Saturday afternoon theatrical program at the Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre, outdoors near the day use/picnic area. From the concession building turn left at the John Ware Cabin. 
  • These are free family programs. No tickets needed, just come and enjoy.
 
Location:  Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  Free
 

Aug  06, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  06, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  06, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  06, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 2 Day Guided Excavation

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2-Day Guided Excavations for 2015 are available for these dates: July 1-2, July 15-16, August 6-7, Sept 3-4

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.

This Guided Excavation includes

  • 2 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
  • Lunch and supper on Day 1, and breakfast and lunch on Day 2
  • Accommodations for up to 3 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $500/Person
 

Aug  06, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  06, 2016

Great Badlands Hike

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The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. We've designed this hike over steep slopes and through coulees specially for the adventurous.  You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  

 

Notes

  • The Great Badlands Hike lasts 4 hours long.
  • The hike is rated "difficult" - 6 kilometres in rugged badlands.
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.

  • No pets allowed on any tour programs or in the Park Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
Book It
 
Location:  Load park bus at Park Visitor Centre for access into backcountry/Natural Preserve for the hike
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $29/Adult, $19/Youth
 

Aug  06, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  06, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
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Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  06, 2016

Saturday afternoon Amphitheatre Show or Friday evening Campfire

  • Join park interpretive staff for a Friday evening campfire program or a Saturday afternoon theatrical program at the Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre, outdoors near the day use/picnic area. From the concession building turn left at the John Ware Cabin. 
  • These are free family programs. No tickets needed, just come and enjoy.
 
Location:  Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  Free
 

Aug  07, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  07, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  07, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  07, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  07, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  08, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  08, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  08, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  08, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  08, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  09, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  09, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  09, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  09, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  09, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  10, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  10, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  10, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  10, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  10, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  11, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  11, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  11, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  11, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  11, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  11, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  12, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  12, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  12, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  12, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  12, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  12, 2016

Saturday afternoon Amphitheatre Show or Friday evening Campfire

  • Join park interpretive staff for a Friday evening campfire program or a Saturday afternoon theatrical program at the Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre, outdoors near the day use/picnic area. From the concession building turn left at the John Ware Cabin. 
  • These are free family programs. No tickets needed, just come and enjoy.
 
Location:  Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  Free
 

Aug  13, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  13, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  13, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  13, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  13, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  13, 2016

Great Badlands Hike

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The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. We've designed this hike over steep slopes and through coulees specially for the adventurous.  You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  

 

Notes

  • The Great Badlands Hike lasts 4 hours long.
  • The hike is rated "difficult" - 6 kilometres in rugged badlands.
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.

  • No pets allowed on any tour programs or in the Park Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
Book It
 
Location:  Load park bus at Park Visitor Centre for access into backcountry/Natural Preserve for the hike
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $29/Adult, $19/Youth
 

Aug  13, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  13, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  13, 2016

Saturday afternoon Amphitheatre Show or Friday evening Campfire

  • Join park interpretive staff for a Friday evening campfire program or a Saturday afternoon theatrical program at the Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre, outdoors near the day use/picnic area. From the concession building turn left at the John Ware Cabin. 
  • These are free family programs. No tickets needed, just come and enjoy.
 
Location:  Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  Free
 

Aug  14, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  14, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  14, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  14, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  14, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  14, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  15, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  15, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  15, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  15, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  15, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  16, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  16, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  16, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  16, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  16, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  17, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  17, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  17, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  17, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  17, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  18, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  18, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  18, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  18, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  18, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  18, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  19, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  19, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  19, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  19, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  19, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  19, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  19, 2016

Saturday afternoon Amphitheatre Show or Friday evening Campfire

  • Join park interpretive staff for a Friday evening campfire program or a Saturday afternoon theatrical program at the Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre, outdoors near the day use/picnic area. From the concession building turn left at the John Ware Cabin. 
  • These are free family programs. No tickets needed, just come and enjoy.
 
Location:  Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  Free
 

Aug  20, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  20, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  20, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  20, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  20, 2016

Great Badlands Hike

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The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. We've designed this hike over steep slopes and through coulees specially for the adventurous.  You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  

 

Notes

  • The Great Badlands Hike lasts 4 hours long.
  • The hike is rated "difficult" - 6 kilometres in rugged badlands.
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.

  • No pets allowed on any tour programs or in the Park Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
Book It
 
Location:  Load park bus at Park Visitor Centre for access into backcountry/Natural Preserve for the hike
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $29/Adult, $19/Youth
 

Aug  20, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  20, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  20, 2016

Saturday afternoon Amphitheatre Show or Friday evening Campfire

  • Join park interpretive staff for a Friday evening campfire program or a Saturday afternoon theatrical program at the Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre, outdoors near the day use/picnic area. From the concession building turn left at the John Ware Cabin. 
  • These are free family programs. No tickets needed, just come and enjoy.
 
Location:  Deadlodge Canyon Amphitheatre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  Free
 

Aug  21, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  21, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  21, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

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Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  21, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  21, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  21, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  22, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  22, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  22, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  22, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  22, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
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Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  23, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  23, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  23, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  23, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
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Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  24, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  24, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  24, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  24, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  25, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  25, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  25, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  25, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  25, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  25, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
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Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  26, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  26, 2016

Palaeo Puzzlers

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Get ready to investigate real fossils just like a palaeontologist! This program will challenge your skills as amateur palaeontologists as you inspect and handle real plant and animal fossils from the park. Working together, you'll build a picture of the ancient Cretaceous community and gain understanding of what the world was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Ideal for families with young children who love dinosaurs!

Notes

  • This 1.25 hour, indoor program is designed for families. 
  • Recommended ages are 4 - 7 years old with a parent or parents.
  • An adult must accompany their children. 
  • The capacity of this program is 12 people.
  • This program is wheelchair accessible.
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Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:13 AM
Fee:  $8/Adult or Youth, $4/Child (6 years & under)
 

Aug  26, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  26, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  26, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
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Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  27, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Aug  27, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  27, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  27, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  27, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  27, 2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

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Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.

Notes

  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Book It
 
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 12:14 AM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
 

Aug  28, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  28, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Aug  28, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  28, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  29, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  29, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  29, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  30, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  30, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Aug  30, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  31, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Aug  31, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  01, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Sept  01, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  01, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Sept  01, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  01, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  02, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  02, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  03, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  03, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 2 Day Guided Excavation

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2-Day Guided Excavations for 2015 are available for these dates: July 1-2, July 15-16, August 6-7, Sept 3-4

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.

This Guided Excavation includes

  • 2 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
  • Lunch and supper on Day 1, and breakfast and lunch on Day 2
  • Accommodations for up to 3 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $500/Person
 

Sept  03, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  04, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  04, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  04, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  05, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  07, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Sept  07, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  08, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Sept  08, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  09, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  09, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  10, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  10, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  11, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  11, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  12, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  14, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  15, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Sept  15, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  16, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  16, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  17, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Sept  17, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  17, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  18, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Sept  18, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  18, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  19, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  21, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  22, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Sept  22, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  23, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

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Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Sept  23, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  23, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  24, 2016

Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park. 

Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program. Notes

  • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
  • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.

Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

 

Marks-Kucher Award line

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $180/Person
 

Sept  24, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  24, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  25, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  25, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  26, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  28, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  29, 2016

Sunset Tour

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This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. Tips and tricks for photographing the badlands will be provided.

Notes

  • The Sunset Tour lasts 2 hours.
  • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy."  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
  • The maximum capacity for this tour is 12 participants.
  • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
  • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July to 6:30 pm in August, September to 6:00 pm mid/end September.
  • If the Park Visitor Centre is closed please meet the park interpreter and bus outside the VC for ticket pickup and loading for this program. The tour will leave on the designated time.

See the Sunset Tour in this video on comfort camping in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Book It
 
Location:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
Time: 12:19 AM
Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
 

Sept  29, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Sept  30, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Sept  30, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  01, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  01, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Oct  01, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

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Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  02, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  02, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  03, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Oct  05, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  06, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Oct  07, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  08, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  08, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 

Oct  08, 2016

Fossil Safari

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The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  09, 2016

Explorer's Bus Tour

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Escape the ordinary and venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Explorer's Bus Tour provides the opportunity to experience the stunning views of the park's Natural Preserve from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the badlands and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes a full body (articulated skeleton) of a Corythosaurus, the "helmet headed lizard"!

Notes

  • The program is wheelchair accessible with sufficient notice. Please call 403-378-4344 for wheelchair service at least 2 weeks before.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats.
  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy".
  • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
  • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  09, 2016

Fossil Safari

@item.Name

The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  Our bus drives to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk takes you to discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!

Note

  • This 2-hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
  • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
  • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
  • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
  • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
  • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
  • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (5 minute walk).

Watch a video about the Fossil Safari

Book It
 
Location:
Time: 12:10 AM
Fee:  $15/Adult, $8/Youth, $4/Child, $38/Family
 

Oct  10, 2016

Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

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This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

Notes

  • This program last 2.75 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
  • The capacity for this hike is 36 or 24 people. 
  • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
  • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
  • No pets allowed on tour programs or in Park Visitor Centre. Pets allowed in park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
Book It
 
Location:  Leaves from Park Visitor Centre using park bus(es) to access trailhead in Natural Preserve
Time: 12:09 AM
Fee:  $18/Adult, $8/Youth, $44/Family
 
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