Spend a Day With the Dinosaurs

New Jersey Dinosaur Park

Hours

2024 Spring Season

May 25th through June 24th
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am – 6pm

Open Holidays: Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th and Juneteenth, Wednesday, June 19th 

2024 Summer Season

June 25th through September 1st
Tuesday through Sunday, 10am – 6pm

Open Holidays: Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, Labor Day, Monday, September 2

2024 Fall Season

September 7th through November 10th
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am – 5pm

Also open Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8.
Open Holidays: Columbus Day, Monday, October 14

Holidays

Open Memorial Day Monday, May 27th
Open Independence Day Thursday, July 4th
Open Juneteenth, Wednesday June 19th
Open Labor Day Monday, September 2nd
Open Columbus Day Monday, October 14th

*The Box Office closes 30 minutes before closing.

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Commanders Pass

Our best value ticket. The Commanders Pass gives you everything included with the Day Pass plus an all-day pass to the new Jurassic Zoo Bounce House, and  a single ticket to the Jurassic Jump, and  a single ticket to the Paleontologists’ Laboratory! A $9 savings on the individual ticket prices. See below for descriptions of these exciting activities.

Commanders Pass admission is an anytime ticket and can be used any day and time during the current season. The Jurassic Zoo Bounce is valid for guests who are a minimum height of 36” and a maximum height of 76”, age 12 and under. All sales final.

Guests 2 and older:
Online $33.75
Box Office: $34.75

Children Under 2:
Free but still require an Under 2 Day Pass admission ticket.

 

Explorers Pass

The Explorers Pass gives you everything included with the Day Pass plus an all-day ticket to the NEW Jurassic Zoo Bounce House OR a single ticket to the Jurassic Jump (not both). See below for a description of these exciting activities.

Explorers Pass admission is an anytime ticket and can be used any day and time during the current season. The Jurassic Zoo Bounce is valid for guests who are a minimum height of 36” and a maximum height of 76”, age 12 and under. The Jurassic Jump is only valid for guests between 30 to 250 pounds. All sales final.

Guests 2 and older:
Online $26.75
Box Office: $27.75

Children Under 2:
Free but still require an Under 2  Day Pass admission ticket.

 

Day Pass

Walk along our trails, check out over 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs and participate in a full schedule of live shows, games and activities all included in the Day Pass admission. Guests age 2 and above require paid admission. This pass includes all day admission to the park and may be used anytime during the 2023 season.

Note: The Day Pass does not include admission to the Paleontologists’ Laboratory, the Jurassic Jump, or the Jurassic Zoo Bouncer. Check out the Explorers & Commanders Passes which include one or all of these at a discount. Tickets are available for purchase online and at the Box Office.

A Day Pass ticket does not provide access to Dinosaurs After Dark, our fall nighttime activity.

Day Pass admission is an anytime ticket and can be used any day and time during the 2023 season.

Guests 2 and older:
Online $18.75
Box Office: $19.75

Children Under 2:
Free but still require an Under 2  Day Pass admission ticket.

 

 

 

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.

ADD-ONs

 

Paleontologists’ Laboratory

Dig for genuine fossils and take them home in a souvenir pouch. OPEN 10am to 5:30pm in the Spring/Summer and 10am to 4:30pm in the Fall. 

Guests 2 and older:
$6 per person plus tax
One parent/chaperone is permitted in the Lab to assist (no charge). No strollers permitted.

Note that the Paleontologists’ Laboratory is included with the Commanders Pass!

Children Under 2:
This activity is only permitted for children over age 2. It opens at 10:00am and closes 30 minutes before the park closing.

 

Jurassic Zoo Bouncer

Bounce and slide in our new Jurassic Zoo Bounce House. Ticket is valid for all day admission. Valid for guests who are a minimum height of 36” and a maximum height of 76”, age 12 and under.  

Guests  36″ tall and under age 12:
$8 per person plus tax

Note that the Jurassic Zoo Bouncer is included with the Commanders Pass!

Children Under 2:
This activity is only permitted for children over 36″ tall.

This activity opens at 11:00am and closes 30 minutes before the park closing.

 

Jurassic Jump

Soar to the heavens on the new Jurassic Jump Bungee Trampoline. Harnessed riders can jump to heights of 5 to 25 feet while centered on a trampoline. When bouncing on the trampoline the mechanical bungee relay system helps jumpers reach the level where they could look dinosaurs in they eye!
Includes one visit to this thrilling activity.

Note that the Jurassic Zoo Bouncer is included with the Commanders Pass!

This activity is only valid for guests between 30 to 250 pounds.

This activity opens at 11:00am and closes 30 minutes before the park closing.

 

Ticket prices do not include 6.625% sales tax. All major forms of credit are accepted.  We do not accept personal checks. ALL SALES FINAL. NO EXCHANGES, NO REFUNDS!

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.

Directions

3 Overpeck Park Driveway, Leonia, NJ

(click for map and directions in Google Maps)

The best way to get accurate directions to the Park is to use your smart phone map app and search for Field Station: Dinosaurs. Google Maps, Apple Maps or Waze will provide correct directions and a map to the park.

Public Transportation

DIRECTIONS FROM JERSEY CITY (1hr 16mins)

  • Arrive at Journal Square Transportation Center. Take the 83 Bus (towards Hackensack).
  • Get off at Broad Ave at Maple Ave.
  • Get on 166 Bus (towards Cresskill).
  • Get off at Fort Lee Rd.
  • Walk Southwest on Broad Ave toward Fort Lee Rd.
  • Turn right onto Fort Lee Rd.
  • Take a right on the road right after the railroad tracks. Walk to end of the road.

DIRECTIONS FROM NEW YORK CITY (50mins)

  • Take A Train uptown to 175st. Get off at 175st. Walk north 1 block to GW Bridge Bus Terminal.
  • Get on 182 Bus (towards Hackensack). Gate 18.
  • Get off at Fort Lee Rd. at Grand Ave.
  • Walk North on Fort Lee Rd.
  • Take a right on the road right after the railroad tracks.
  • Walk to end of the road. Destination will be on the left.

 

Driving

DIRECTIONS FROM ROUTE 4 WEST

  • Teaneck Road Exit (Teaneck/Ridgefield Park).
  • Make right at the end of ramp.
  • Follow Teaneck Road to the intersection of Teaneck and DeGraw Avenue.
  • Turn left at the light. Pass Glenpoint Complex on left, go over the Turnpike.
  • Continue to park entrance on the left.

FROM 1-95 SOUTH

  • Exit 68 (same as the NJ Turnpike).
  • At light, make left following signs for U-turn.
  • At light on Fort Lee Road make a left.
  • Go over the Turnpike, continue the Overpeck County Park Driveway stop light.
  • Turn left at the Overpeck County Park Driveway stop light.
    Go straight .5 of a mile. Destination will be on the left.

FROM ROUTE 80 EAST

  • East on Route 80 to Route 95 North.
  • Exit 70A, Leonia.
  • Follow ramp to Degraw Ave.
  • Turn Right on Degraw Ave which turns into Fort Lee Rd.
  • Turn left at the Overpeck County Park Driveway stop light.
  • Go straight .5 of a mile. Destination will be on the left.

Field Station: Dinosaurs is…

A working scientific expedition where students participate in active scientific investigations across the disciplines of biology, geology, climatology and paleontology.

An Earth Systems laboratory where groups explore a 200-million-year-old volcano and make discoveries about the history of the Earth, New Jersey’s geological past, plate tectonics and climate change.

The world’s most unique zoo, with more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs in a natural environment of tall grasses, and winding trails.
Coming face-to-face with dinosaurs, interacting with scientists, playing games, laughing and learning.

…the most fun your group will have all year.

Park Hours

2024 Spring Season

May 25th through June 24th

Saturdays and Sundays, 10am - 6pm

Open Holidays: Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th and Juneteenth, Wednesday, June 19th

2024 Summer Season

June 25th through September 1st

Tuesday through Sunday, 10am - 6pm

Open Holidays: Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, Labor Day, Monday, September 2

2024 Fall Season

September 7th through November 10th

Saturdays and Sundays, 10am - 5pm

Also open Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8.

Open Holidays: Columbus Day, Monday, October 14

Holidays

Open Memorial Day Monday, May 27th

Open Independence Day Thursday, July 4th

Open Juneteenth, Wednesday June 19th

Open Labor Day Monday, September 2nd

Open Columbus Day Monday, October 14th

*The Box Office closes 30 minutes before closing.

Contact Us

855.999.9010

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.

©2024 Field Station: Dinosaurs