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Dinosaur Footprints

Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA 01040
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Surprise Dinosaurs!

I had no clue there were dinosaur tracks in New England! It was such a a surprise when planning a... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
sugarybowl
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Miami, Florida
Like a needle in a haystack.

Not only is this spot on reservation lands and next to the CT river, but it's TRULY ancient. Can... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
mst3kpearl
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Imagine small herds of dinosaurs on the shore of a shallow tropical lake as you enjoy a real, up-close look at their fossilized prints, left in sandstone to spur our wonder.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“quick stop” (6 reviews)
“short walk” (9 reviews)
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Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA 01040
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"nice view of the river"
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

I had no clue there were dinosaur tracks in New England! It was such a a surprise when planning a road trip that several people would recommend this stop. It's just off the road and once you get down to the spot they're a bit...More

Thank sugarybowl
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Not only is this spot on reservation lands and next to the CT river, but it's TRULY ancient. Can you imagine what it feels like to step on a Dinausaur's footprints so large you could sit on it? An assortment of different Dinos' prints, large...More

Thank mst3kpearl
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a short walk from the parkIng area to the rock bed, worth every step. There are hundreds of dinosaur prints in the rock. We stood there in awe, thinking about how we were looking at something that was created so very long ago.

Thank tawny1956
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I am familiar with this area, but was unable to find this location, even when using Google maps. I took me to a shopping plaza.

Thank bethab54
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

well we happen to be on our way to Mt Tom and we seen the small sign and pulled a u - turn, like really what child didn't want to say they seen dino prints!! so when we arrived we did not really know how...More

Thank ngray93
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a free, very small park in Boylston but worth the visit. I took 2 of my grandsons who really enjoyed finding the dino tracks. The larger tracks are easy to spot but I would have to be better trained to find all of...More

Thank bmerry440
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a great stop for families with amateur sleuths. There are no guides, no displays, no diagrams or exhibits. Just a huge slab of rock with hundreds of dinosaur footprints etched into its surface. Some are obvious with sharp edges and deep bottoms. Others...More

Thank JAT633
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We found about seven prints. River flowing at the bottom. Location right off the road. Quite wooded area.

Thank Tammy F
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

It is amazing to find this in Massachusetts. They are actual dinosaur footprints. They are well preserved for being out in the elements. They are easy to find and it is fun to a group that you can follow for a short distance. It is...More

1  Thank Mike P
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

So cool to see the many dinosaur prints. 2 minute walk from parking area. Nice views of the river. Worth a stop

Thank maxrebos
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