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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 $15.75 to $60. Buy in advance and SAVE! 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
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?
Yes. We have wheelchairs for a $5 rental fee and hiking strollers for a $5 rental fee. Valid I.D. must be left at the front gate until the end of your visit.

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, so we do ask that they remain in your vehicle until you are ready to dine at the Canteen, our picnic area located in the center of the park. Large coolers are not permitted in the park.

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.

Do you offer season passes?
We do! You can purchase them online HERE or at the box office. You can even upgrade your ticket at the end of the day to a season pass. All season passes are $60.

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/scooters and service dogs/animals (no other animals allowed).

Park FAQs

What are the Live Shows that are included in the Day Pass?
All of our over 30 live shows, games, and activities are included in the Day Pass except the glow-in-the-dark puppet show, Dinosaur Daredevil! Archeopteryx Cleared for Take-Off! and 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?
Click here for a park map that lists all of our shows, games and activities, including their locations.”

Is there re-entry? Can I come and go?
Yes, you are more than welcome to come and go from the park with your day or season pass! Leave for lunch and come back and see us for the rest of the live shows. Be sure to have your hand stamped at the front gate.

 

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.

How do I turn my Day Pass into a Season Pass?
You can upgrade your Day Pass to a season-long Membership at any time by visiting our Box Office. Just show your receipt and pay the difference between the Day Pass and Membership, and you’ll automatically have a Membership for the remainder of the season!

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?
Being a large park, we do not have a limit.

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?
We allow cakes to be brought in for the Fossil Fete package only. We do not have a refrigerator or freezer to store cakes, therefore cakes that require these sort of climate control necessities are not recommended. Your party will still get cupcakes that are included in the package. You must provide your own cake plates and utensils.

Can I bring my own food?
Food may be brought in only if you have the Fossil Fete package. We do not permit food to be delivered to the park. Food must be walked in at the beginning of the party. Leftover food must be brought to your car after the party is over.

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 pizza with the Fossil Fete package. You are also 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 park. If you do not purchase the Fossil Fete birthday package, you may not bring cupcakes or cakes into the park.

Purchase your tickets today for the adventure of a lifetime

Stay tuned for the announcement of our 2020 summer season hours!

Hours

The park is open rain or shine. Appropriate apparel recommended.

Spring Season (May 25 - June 23)
Saturdays and Sundays only from 10am to 6pm

Summer Season (June 25 - Sept. 1)
Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 6pm

Fall Season (Sept. 7 - Oct. 27)
Saturdays and Sundays only from 10am to 5pm

Holidays
Open Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day

Contact Us

855.999.9010

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

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Hours

The park is open rain or shine. Appropriate apparel recommended.

Spring Season (May 25 - June 23)
Saturdays & Sundays  |  10am to 6pm

Summer Season (June 25 - Sept. 2)
Tues. - Sun.  |  10am to 6pm

Fall Season (Sept. 7 - Oct. 27)
Saturdays & Sundays  |  10am to 5pm

Holidays
Open Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day

Contact Us

855.999.9010

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

Connect with Us

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