Field Station: Dinosaurs

40 Fort Lee Rd, Leonia, NJ 07605

Update August, 2017: In 2016, Field Station: Dinosaurs moved from their home at 1 Dinosaur Way in Secaucus, to their Temporary Base of Operation in the Henry Hoebel section of Overpeck County Park. In 2018, they will move to a permanent location, which is across the street within the Teaneck section of Overpeck.


Updated: 2017-08-03 19:14:09 Short URL: gonj.me/fsdino

The Field Station is a wild scientific expedition just minutes from New York City. Over thirty life-sized, realistic dinosaurs come to life thanks to the brilliant engineering of the world's leading roboticists and the imagination of our artists.

The story of the dinosaurs is vividly presented in Bergen County's beautiful Overpeck County Park, on the banks of a scenic creek and surrounded by natural woods. Scientists have worked to ensure that the exhibition encompasses the latest theories and discoveries in the fields of paleontology, geology, and environmental studies.

And at the center of it all is the fun, the joy and the wonder of dinosaurs. Our expedition takes every family on a shared adventure - full of mystery, surprise and a sense of awe.

Description borrowed from fieldstationdinosaurs.com

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Programs / Education

Workshops, games and activities connect the story of the dinosaurs to our world today, giving new relevance to their lives, and power to the tale of their extinction.

Trail & Path Info

Walk along our trail, check out our 32 life-sized dinosaurs and participate in over forty live shows, games and activities, which are all included in the Day Pass admission price, with the exception of Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World, which is an additional $5 when purchased at the door. The movie is included in the Explorer's Pass and Season Pass.

Admission & Guidelines

2017 Princing

Tickets for the 2017 season of FSD are $15.00 per person (adults and children over 2).

They offer an "Explorer's Pass" for a few more dollars, and also have a season pass for $60.

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Hours / Season of Operation

Summer Hours:

The park is open rain or shine on the following days:

  • Tuesday through Sunday from June 27th through September 3rd, 10am- 6pm
  • July 4th and Labor Day, September 4th, 10am-5pm

Fall Hours:

The park is open rain or shine on the following days:

  • Saturdays and Sundays only from September 23rd through November 12th,10am-5pm
  • Thursday, November 9th, and Friday, November 10th,10am-5pm

Specials & Coupons

We have found many coupons being offered through Groupon and Living Social throughout the year that offer 25%-50% off adult tickets. For example:


Editor's Note...


We visited the previous FSDino location in Secaucus back in 2013. Though we did not visit with any kids, we had a very fun afternoon checking out the exhibits, listening to the park employees share stories and their knowledge of dinosaursin creative ways. It was certainly worth the trip!

Categories

Activities:
  • Walking
Amenities:
  • Bathrooms
  • Picnic / Sitting Area
Trails:
  • Flat / Easy
  • Surface Type: Crushed rock
  • Walking Paths
Parks & Gardens:
  • Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls
Attractions:
  • Amusement / Theme Park

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