400 West Street, Rocky Hill Connecticut 06067
Dinosaur State Park officially opened in 1968, two years after dinosaur tracks were uncovered during excavation for a new state building. Casts may be made outdoors of some of the tracks. The geodesic dome exhibit center encloses an exposure of rock which bears about 500 tracks made by dinosaurs of the Jurassic Period (200 million years ago) and other interpretive exhibits. Surrounding the Exhibit Center are more than two miles of nature trails and the Dinosaur State Park Arboretum.
The Parks location is 1 mile east of Exit 23 off I-91.
Other Connecticut State Parks nearby:
(Barkhamsted) American Legion State Park
(Union) Bigelow Hollow State Park
(Harwinton) Black Rock State Park
(Groton) Bluff Point Coastal Reserve
(Torrington) Burr Pond State Park
(Redding) Collis P. Huntington State Park
08/15 Coming to The Rocky Hill area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.