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Dinosaur Visitor Centre

Information: 403-378-4342 Extension 235
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Fire Ban

  • Updated: September 22, 2017
  • The ban prohibits ALL open fires, including campfires and charcoal briquettes.
  • Portable propane fire pits and gas or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating are allowed.
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Day Use


      Group Use

        Visitor Centre



          Apr 1 - May 19


          May 20 - Sep 4


          Sep 5 - Oct 9


          Oct 10 - Mar 30

          Monday 9am - 4pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 4pm 9am - 4pm
          Tuesday 9am - 4pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 4pm 9am - 4pm
          Wednesday 9am - 4pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 4pm 9am - 4pm
          Thursday 9am - 4pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 4pm 9am - 4pm
          Friday 9am - 4pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 4pm 9am - 4pm
          Saturday 10am - 5pm 9am - 7pm 10am - 5pm Closed
          Sunday 10am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed
          • Note: closed on holidays

            Visitor Centre Amenities

            • Information desk
            • Gift shop/souvenirs
            • Ticket pick-up for reserved seats for interpretive tour programs
            • Location of park bus pick-up and drop-off for interpretive tour programs
            • Interactive exhibits - 650 square metre (small fee for exhibit gallery, see below)
            • Movies in the 80-seat Sternberg-Anderson Theatre
            • Park office
            • Functions as the summer research location for the Royal Tyrrell Museum
            • Washrooms
            • Wheelchair accessible building


            Exhibit Gallery Admission Fees

            • Child (6 yrs and under) - FREE
            • Youth (7-17) - $3
            • Adult (18-64) - $6
            • Senior (65+) - $5
            • Family (two adults and up to three children or youth under the age of 18 years) - $15.00 


            Visitor Centre Parking

            • Park at the main parking lot near the concession. It is a short walk on the uphill trail to the Visitor Centre.
            • There are 4 parking spots closer to the Visitor Centre for physically challenged visitors.
            • Please do not park in the park bus turnaround next to the Visitor Centre sidewalk. 


            Dogs & Other Pets

            • Pets are NOT allowed in the Visitor Centre, the concession building or on interpretive programs.
            • Pets are welcome in the campground and on the self-guided walking trails.  Please keep your pet on a leash and pick up after them.
            • Refer to the Pets in the Park info sheet.



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          Updated: Sep 7, 2017