Upcoming Events


Dinosaurs After Dark

Friday and Saturday Evenings, October 6 through October 28

A spooky, funny and thrilling adventure for the whole family featuring a lantern lit tour of the park! 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 October 6 through October 28. Reservations online are required, attendance is limited.

Dinosaurs After Dark
Saturday, October 7
Scout Day

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 when booking in advance. Contact our Group Sales department at groups@fieldstationdinosaurs.com for more information or to reserve your scout group today! Fun for all ages. Free with day pass admission

Scout Day '23

2023 Past Events

Saturday, July 29
Mad Science

Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Foggy dry ice storms, meteor drops, and even a special Mad Science Volcanic eruption! Join us in this awesome show with a prehistoric twist! This event is free with Day Pass Admission.

Mad Science
Marc Rogoff

Sunday, August 5
Marc Rogoff

Come examine fossils of native New Jersey residents from twelve thousand to over one billion years ago with Marc Rogoff. Marc will also have props and scientific instruments from 1823-1891.

A hands-on activity will allow participants to identify (and keep) the fossils they find. This event is free with Day Pass Admission.

Saturday, August 12
Chris DiPiazza
Field Station’s Learn to Draw a Dinosaur Series

Chris DiPiazza, a Hillsdale, NJ native is a paleo-artist who has a degree in animal science from Rutgers University. Chris has illustrated prehistoric life for many scientific papers, posters, books, articles and museums. Chris will teach kids how to draw dinosaurs while learning fun facts about them. This event is free with Day Pass Admission.

Be sure to check out our “Learn to Draw a Dinosaur” series on our YouTube Channel.

Chris DiPiazza
Elevation Science Institute

Saturday, September 9
Elevation Science Institute

Join Paleontologists from Elevation Science Institute who will share discoveries from recent paleo-digs. Bring your dinosaur questions and find out what it takes to go on fossil digs. This event is free with Day Pass Admission.

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Purchase your tickets today for the adventure of a lifetime

Park Hours

2023 Fall Season

September 9 through November 12
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am - 5pm

Also open
Friday September 15th 10-5, and
Monday September 25th 10-5, and
Thursday & Friday November 9 and 10
10am - 5pm 


Open Memorial Day Monday, May 29
CLOSED Independence Day Tuesday, July 4
Open Juneteenth, Monday June 19
Open Labor Day Monday, September 4
Open Columbus Day Monday, October 9

*The Box Office closes 30 minutes before closing.

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3 Overpeck Park Driveway,  Leonia, NJ 07605

Henry Hoebel Area of Overpeck County Park on Fort Lee Road

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Field Station: Dinosaurs is an official Education Partner of Bergen County. A portion of every ticket sold is used for the preservation and enhancement of Bergen County Parks.

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