Upcoming Events!

Grand Reopening June 22, 2021

Get more with a roar in 2021! We already gearing up for next season and it’s going to be amazing. We’re reimagining the Field Station with new trails, new dinosaurs and improved infrastructure. Join us on Opening Day for the premiere of our newest live musical – The Great Dinosaur Whodunit – and be the first guests to visit our first ever museum exhibit – Movie Dinosaurs: From Gertie to Indominus Rex.

Join Us This Summer For Super Stars of Science

Meet real people working in the fields of Paleontology, Geology, Earth Science and more during this series of special guests at the Field Station. On select Saturdays in July & August we’ll feature a different Super Star of Science.

The best news? Your Day Passes include access to see the Super Stars of Science!

Saturday, July 17
Joe D’Angeli

New Jersey’s famous Bat-Man, Joe D’Angeli from The Wildlife Conversation and Education Center located in Garfield, NJ. Learn about bats and other mammals through exciting displays and presentations. Fun for all ages. Free with Day Pass admission.

Saturday, July 31
Geologist, Marc Rogoff

Come examine fossils of native New Jersey from twelve thousand to over one billion years ago with Environmental Education Specialist from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Marc Rogoff. A hands-on activity will allow participants to sift through 15 million year old sediments to identify (and keep) the fossils they find. Samples of New Jersey fossils will be available for examination. Fun for all ages. Free with Day Pass admission.

Saturday, August 7
Dino Don Lessem
Scientific Adviser to Jurassic Park and Disney’s Animal Kingdom , Author and Explorer

Learn how dinosaurs are portrayed in the movies and touch fossils and movie props. Don’t miss Dino Don’s presentations that are filled with audience participation and plenty of entertaining science. Dino Don, as seen on Shark Tank in May 2021, is a guest favorite at the Field Station. Fun for all ages. Free with Day Pass admission.

Saturday, August 28
Mad Science

Mad Science brings kids the fun, the amazement and the wonder of all things science by transforming laboratory science into fun, interactive learning experiences for kids. Fun for all ages. Free with Day Pass admission.

Saturday, September 18
Jason Schein, Big Horn Paleontological Institute

Exploration dinosaurs with the Field Station’s Resident Paleontologist Jason Schein. Fun for all ages. Free with Day Pass admission. 

Saturday, October 9
Scout Day

Scout Day is BACK! Meet the experts in topics ranging from camping to lizards to paleontology. Try out hands-on activities that are applicable to Brownie and Girl Scout Badges, Cub Scout belt loops and Boy Scout merit badges. All Scouts in uniform will earn a commemorative Field Station patch! Scout groups of 20+ save on Explorer’s Passes when booking in advance. Contact our Group Sales department for more information. To reserve your group, complete this form and return to the Groups Department. Fun for all ages. Free with day pass admission.

Dinosaurs After Dark

A spooky, funny and thrilling adventure for the whole family featuring a lantern lit tour of the park, the Mesozoic Midway where everyone is a winner and more! But watch out! The trails are dark and there’s a hungry T-Rex lurking in the shadows. A fearless Dinosaur Wrangler will lead a Tyrannosaurus Hunt along the Field Station’s darkened trails with a stop at every dinosaur and a few surprises along the way.

At the end of the night, everyone will gather around the campfire for a dinosaur sing-a-long, roasted marshmallows and hot chocolate!

Friday and Saturday nights starting September 24 through October 30.


Purchase your tickets today for the adventure of a lifetime


2021 Summer Season

June 22 through September 5
Tuesdays through Sundays, 10am - 6 pm

2021 Fall Season

September 5 through November 14
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am - 5pm
Also open November 11th and 12th

Dozin’ with Dinos

Saturday, August 7 and 24
7pm to 8am (overnight)

Dinosaurs After Dark

September 24 through October 30
Friday and Saturday Evenings from 6:45pm - 9:30pm


Open July 4 and Labor Day , September 6

*All sales end 30 minutes before closing.

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Henry Hoebel Area of Overpeck County Park on Fort Lee Road

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