Dinosaur Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Activities & Events

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  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

      NovNovember  15, 2019
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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. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

      • This 1 hour 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.
      • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
      • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
      • 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.
    Where:  Meet at Dinosaur Park Visitor Centre

    Fee:  $15/Adult; $15/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Dinosaur Preserve Walk

      NovNovember  16, 2019
    • Dinosaur Preserve Walk is your chance to hike around the 7km natural preserve road with a park guide. This program focuses on fitness but you are sure to experience some amazing scenery, fossils, and wildlife.

      • Hike is 7 kilometres and 3.5 hours
      • Come prepared with water, hiking shoes, and clothing appropriate for the weather.
      • This program is rated as "moderately difficult". 
      • Bring water and a snack.
      • This program is available for those 7 years and older.  Participants 7-17 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult.
      • Meet up with guide at the Park Visitor Centre
      • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre about 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
      • All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
      • Parking is at the concession parking lot, just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
      • No smoking is allowed on tours.
      • No dogs or other pets allowed on programs.
      • The Dinosaur Preserve Walk program is not wheelchair accessible. 

       Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Where:  Meet at Dinosaur Park Visitor Centre  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Fee:  $25/Adult, $15/Youth ages 7-17 years, Family rate (2 adults & up to 3 Youth) $70
    Book It 
  • The Night Hike

      NovNovember  16, 2019
    • A 2 hour hike in the Natural Preserve with a Park Interpreter/Guide. Discover some of the key adaptations about animals living in Dinosaur Provincial Park who thrive in the dark! Be sure to dress for weather conditions wearing layers.

      While in limited supply, headlamps and snowshoes (if needed) will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them.

      Meet at the Creataceous Cafe parking lot - watch for an "Alberta Parks" logo vehicle.

      Please note: services are limited at this time in the park. Food and gas can be purchased in Brooks, Alberta: aproximately 35 minutes or 48 km SW of Dinosaur Provincial Park. In the event of severe weather conditions, the program will be cancelled and refunded. Examples include: -20 windchill, Winter Storms, Icy roads, etc. 

    Where:  Meet your guide at the Cretaceous Cafe parking lot
    When: 6pm
    Fee:  $10/person
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

      NovNovember  22, 2019
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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. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

      • This 1 hour 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.
      • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
      • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
      • 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.
    Where:  Meet at Dinosaur Park Visitor Centre

    Fee:  $15/Adult; $15/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Dinosaur Preserve Walk

      NovNovember  23, 2019
    • Dinosaur Preserve Walk is your chance to hike around the 7km natural preserve road with a park guide. This program focuses on fitness but you are sure to experience some amazing scenery, fossils, and wildlife.

      • Hike is 7 kilometres and 3.5 hours
      • Come prepared with water, hiking shoes, and clothing appropriate for the weather.
      • This program is rated as "moderately difficult". 
      • Bring water and a snack.
      • This program is available for those 7 years and older.  Participants 7-17 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult.
      • Meet up with guide at the Park Visitor Centre
      • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre about 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
      • All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
      • Parking is at the concession parking lot, just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
      • No smoking is allowed on tours.
      • No dogs or other pets allowed on programs.
      • The Dinosaur Preserve Walk program is not wheelchair accessible. 

       Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Where:  Meet at Dinosaur Park Visitor Centre  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Fee:  $25/Adult, $15/Youth ages 7-17 years, Family rate (2 adults & up to 3 Youth) $70
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

      NovNovember  29, 2019
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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. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

      • This 1 hour 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.
      • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
      • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
      • 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.
    Where:  Meet at Dinosaur Park Visitor Centre

    Fee:  $15/Adult; $15/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Dinosaur Preserve Walk

      NovNovember  30, 2019
    • Dinosaur Preserve Walk is your chance to hike around the 7km natural preserve road with a park guide. This program focuses on fitness but you are sure to experience some amazing scenery, fossils, and wildlife.

      • Hike is 7 kilometres and 3.5 hours
      • Come prepared with water, hiking shoes, and clothing appropriate for the weather.
      • This program is rated as "moderately difficult". 
      • Bring water and a snack.
      • This program is available for those 7 years and older.  Participants 7-17 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult.
      • Meet up with guide at the Park Visitor Centre
      • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre about 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
      • All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
      • Parking is at the concession parking lot, just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
      • No smoking is allowed on tours.
      • No dogs or other pets allowed on programs.
      • The Dinosaur Preserve Walk program is not wheelchair accessible. 

       Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Where:  Meet at Dinosaur Park Visitor Centre  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Fee:  $25/Adult, $15/Youth ages 7-17 years, Family rate (2 adults & up to 3 Youth) $70
    Book It 
  • The Night Hike

      NovNovember  30, 2019
    • A 2 hour hike in the Natural Preserve with a Park Interpreter/Guide. Discover some of the key adaptations about animals living in Dinosaur Provincial Park who thrive in the dark! Be sure to dress for weather conditions wearing layers.

      While in limited supply, headlamps and snowshoes (if needed) will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them.

      Meet at the Creataceous Cafe parking lot - watch for an "Alberta Parks" logo vehicle.

      Please note: services are limited at this time in the park. Food and gas can be purchased in Brooks, Alberta: aproximately 35 minutes or 48 km SW of Dinosaur Provincial Park. In the event of severe weather conditions, the program will be cancelled and refunded. Examples include: -20 windchill, Winter Storms, Icy roads, etc. 

    Where:  Meet your guide at the Cretaceous Cafe parking lot
    When: 6pm
    Fee:  $10/person
    Book It