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Dinosaur Footprints

Northampton Street (Route 5), Holyoke, MA 01040
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Dino lovers

We found about seven prints. River flowing at the bottom. Location right off the road. Quite wooded... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tammy F
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Real dinosaur footprints in Massachusetts!

It is amazing to find this in Massachusetts. They are actual dinosaur footprints. They are well... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Mike P
Dudley, Massachusetts
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Imagine small herds of dinosaurs on the shore of a shallow tropical lake as you enjoy a real, up-close look at their fossilized prints, left in sandstone to spur our wonder.
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  • Average13%
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“quick stop” (6 reviews)
“the river” (10 reviews)
“short walk” (8 reviews)
Northampton Street (Route 5), Holyoke, MA 01040
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found about seven prints. River flowing at the bottom. Location right off the road. Quite wooded area.

Thank Tammy F
Reviewed 12 June 2017

It is amazing to find this in Massachusetts. They are actual dinosaur footprints. They are well preserved for being out in the elements. They are easy to find and it is fun to a group that you can follow for a short distance. It is...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

So cool to see the many dinosaur prints. 2 minute walk from parking area. Nice views of the river. Worth a stop

Thank maxrebos
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Peaceful area to be by the river. The historical part is ok. Good stopping point on RT5. I've heard some rumors about car break ins but haven't seen anything personally.

Thank Ussubforce
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Holyoke for a wedding and decided to do a quick stop and see the dinosaur footprints. The footprints are about a 400 ft walk from the highway. The Connecticut River is right there which is very pretty. You have to look hard...More

1  Thank Ann W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Kind of a hidden gem and a nice view of the river as well. children should be monitored as the river is right there.

Thank kelly f
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went here with husband and kids for something to do on a Sunday afternoon. It was really cool and we all enjoyed it. Gets you thinking about our world and our very short time here on the planet! Definitely a worthwhile activity.

Thank lyndatwin1
Reviewed 3 January 2017

As other reviewers have commented, you park and then take a very short walk to the site of the dino tracks. They are so cool! Anyone I've brought here have enjoyed themselves. It's nothing flashy, but it is cool history just steps away from the...More

Thank LithiaLady
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a small park with one and only one attraction: dinosaur footprints, perfectly preserved! Incredible to see them out in the open instead of a museum. Highly recommend it.

Thank Corgi_Oh
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The path is only a minute walk from the parking lot. Several footstep on a big flat rock surface. The tables are good explaining what to look for. Nice view of the river. Supervise the kids, so they don't run across the nearby rail tracks...More

Thank viganiko
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susan f
24 October 2016|
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US 5 in Holyoke, MA