Visit Dinosaur Provincial Park, Canada
Dinosaur Provincial Park, Canada
Dinosaur Provincial Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located about two hours drive east of Calgary, amidst striking badland topography.
Known for being one of the greatest dinosaur fossil beds in the world, thirty-nine dinosaur species, dating back more than 75 million years, have been discovered here and more than 500 specimens have been removed for exhibition in museums worldwide.
Fauna and flora
The park boasts a very complex ecosystem, including cottonwoods surrounded by prairies and some of the world’s most northerly cactus species. Jackrabbits, deer, pronghorn antelope, rattle and garter snakes are found in the park, while at dusk coyotes and nighthawks are commonly seen.
Map of Dinosaur Provincial Park
Places & hotels on the map
Places near Dinosaur Provincial Park
- Claresholm 171 kilometers away
- Calgary 185 kilometers away
- Writing-on-Stone Provinical Park 188 kilometers away
- Head Smashed-in Buffalo Jump 195 kilometers away
- Kyle 243 kilometers away
- Waterton Lakes National Park 261 kilometers away
- Canmore 275 kilometers away
- Banff 291 kilometers away
- Fernie 292 kilometers away
- The Kootenays 322 kilometers away
- Lake Louise 337 kilometers away
- Edmonton 339 kilometers away
- The Purcell Mountains 340 kilometers away
- Yoho National Park 355 kilometers away
- Field 358 kilometers away