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New Jersey Dinosaur Park

Tickets & Activities FAQs

What is Field Station: Dinosaurs?
The Field Station is an outdoor exhibition with 32 life-size animatronic dinosaurs. We are a walking park with games, workshops and entertainment along the way. Guests will be given a trail map with a schedule of daily activities to plan their self-guided expedition.

What are the operating hours?
Click here to see our hours.

*The park is open rain or shine, however, in the event of lightning storms, for the safety of our guests and staff, the park may close and notices will be posted on the website and on social media. Please call 855.999.9010 to check the status.

What are the ticket prices?
Ticket prices range from $17 to $60. Tickets must be purchased online, no sales will be made at the Box Office. Click here for complete information.

Are there refunds for bad weather?
Field Station: Dinosaurs remains open even if it rains, so refunds are not available. However, visitors who brave the weather will be given a complimentary poncho inside the park.

What is Field Station: Dinosaurs’ park address?
Overpeck County Park: Henry Hoebel Area, Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ 07605. For directions, enter FIELD STATION DINOSAURS into your favorite GPS. For detailed directions, click here.
Note: We are NOT in the new section of Overpeck County Park. We are on the same side as the dog park and 911 Memorial.

Is smoking permitted at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
No, Field Station: Dinosaurs is a smoke-free park. This includes the use of e-cigarettes and vaping, which are also prohibited inside the park. There is a designated smoking area outside the front gates.

Is the park wheelchair and stroller accessible?
Yes. Follow the marked trails for our ADA accessible paths. Visit the box office to rent a wheelchair or hiking stroller.

Are there wheelchairs and strollers available for rent on site?
No. Due to Covid-19 rentals are not available for the 2020 season 

Is parking available?
Yes, we offer free parking on-site. Handicap parking is also available.

Is there food available?
Yes, hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream, snacks and beverages are available for purchase at the park on general admission days. (Open 10am – 5pm during the summer and 10am – 4pm during the fall.)

Does The Canteen accept debit/credit cards?
Yes, we accept all major credit cards.

Can I bring in my own food?
Yes, you may bring food into the park. We do not have storage for coolers and bags. Large coolers are not permitted. Any personal items, including small coolers, diaper bags, etc. must be brought into the park upon entrance. Due to Covid-19, once inside the park reentry is not permitted, even to go to your vehicle.

Is there free wifi available?
No, but stay tuned!

Is there a charging station for phones?
Not at this time.

Is there a gift shop available?
Yes, our Tricera-Shops is located at the exit of the park and is the only place where authentic Field Station: Dinosaurs merchandise is available.

How long does it take to visit the park?
Your admission tickets are valid for the entire day. To get the most out of your Day Pass, guests should plan on spending at least three hours to take in all of the live shows, games and activities and to see all of the dinosaurs.

What happens if it rains?
Field Station: Dinosaurs remains open even if it rains; however, in the event of lightning storms, for the safety of our guests and staff, the park may close and notices will be posted on the website and on social media. Please call 855.999.9010 to check the status. Visitors who brave the weather will be given a complimentary poncho in the park.

Is there an ATM available?
There is no ATM available at the park.

Are there drinking fountains?
No, but water is available for sale at The Canteen, located in the center of the park.

What happens if I lose something at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
All lost and found items will be brought to the Box Office. If you have already left the Field Station, please email us to check if an item was found.

Is there a dress code for Field Station: Dinosaurs?
Shirts and shoes are required. We recommend comfortable shoes, such as sneakers, for our paths. A hat is a good idea for sunny days. We also recommend bug spray and sunscreen for hot summer days. *Due to Covid-19 face coverings are required for guests age 2 and above, and social distancing will be enforced.

Do you offer season passes?
We do! You can purchase them online HERE. All season passes are $60. Guests age 2 and above require an admission ticket or season pass.

Is there a discount for group tickets?
Yes, please email groups@fieldstationdinosaurs.com or call 973.748.4317 for more information. A group consists of 20 or more tickets. Click here for more info.

Does Field Station: Dinosaurs sell gift certificates?
Yes. They are available at the box office or online.

What forms of payment are accepted at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
We accept cash and all major forms of credit. We do not accept personal checks.

Do you allow dogs at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
Pets are not permitted in the park, with the exception of service animals.

Do you sell sunscreen at the park?
Yes, at Tricera-Shops.

Do you host large groups, special events and parties?
Yes, we love groups, special events, and parties! To learn more, contact our Park Manager, Lisa Fardella, at fardella@fieldstationdinosaurs.com

What items are visitors allowed to bring into the park?
Feel free to bring in paper/infant bags, strollers, wheelchairs/mobility scooters and service dogs/animals (no other animals allowed).

Are bicycles, scooters and skateboards allowed?
No, wheelchairs, mobility scooters and strollers are permitted.

Can I leave the park and re-enter?
No. Due to Covid-19, once inside the park reentry is not permitted, even to go to your vehicle.

 

Park FAQs

What are the Live Shows that are included in the Day Pass?
Our full schedule of live shows, games, and activities are included in the Day Pass. Optional activities are the Paleontologists’ Laboratory.

How long are the Live Shows?
Our shows are between 15 and 20 minutes long.

Where are the Live Shows located in the park?
Guests will be given a trail map with a schedule of daily activities to plan their self-guided expedition.

Is there re-entry? Can I come and go?
No. Due to Covid-19, once inside the park reentry is not permitted, even to go to your vehicle.

 

 

Is there a bulk ticket discount?
We do not have a bulk ticket purchase program at this time, though groups are welcome! Visit our Groups page for more information.

What is the Paleontologists’ Laboratory?
Junior Bone hunters and emerging young paleontologists dig for actual fossils from the age of the dinosaurs and take home their own Mesozoic discovery in a souvenir pouch.

Birthday Party FAQs

What is the maximum amount of people I can have at a party?
Due to Covid-19 a maximum of 18 is permitted.

Can we bring party decorations into the park?
The birthday tent is lightly decorated but we welcome additional decorations that can be set up and taken down in 15 minutes or less.

Can I bring my own cake?
No. Your party will get cupcakes that are included in the package. You must provide your own candles.

Can I bring my own food?
Food is not permitted for parties.

Some of my party guests have severe allergies, may I bring my own cake/food?
Only under the most extreme cases can this be considered. Requests will be brought to management in advance and evaluated on a case by case basis.

 

Can we bring coolers into the party?
No.

What is the party favor?
The party favor is a dinosaur plush toy. You are welcome to bring additional favor items for your guests.

Does Field Station: Dinosaurs provide paper plates, napkins and cutlery?
We provide plates and napkins for the cupcakes. You are welcome to bring your own fun-themed plates, napkins and utensils.

If I do not purchase a party package but only purchase admission tickets, may I bring in my own cake?
No. Without a birthday reservation through Field Station: Dinosaurs we do not permit cakes, party decorations, food, etc. to be brought to the party.

Hours

 Tickets Go On Sale November 27, 2020

2021 Summer Season (dates to be announced)

 

2021 Fall Season (dates to be announced]

 

Dinosaurs After Dark (dates to be announced)
Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:45pm to 9:30pm.

Holidays

Open Labor Day  10am to 5pm

Contact Us

855.999.9010

Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area
Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ 07605

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