Do some research on activities and Guided Tours and Programs at Dinosaur Provincial Park Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site before booking your travel and accommodations. We schedule guided tours & programs May to October, with and a large variety of tours each day in July and August.
Tip #2: Allow at least two full days for an in-depth experience.
Most of Dinosaur Provincial Park is a natural preserve.Access to this area isrestricted to protect sensitive landscapes and for public safety.Entry to the natural preserve is ONLY by guided tours.
Interpretive bus tours and hikes take place in the natural preserve (unless unsafe conditions exist). See spectacular badlands, fossils and if you're lucky, wildlife!
There is limited room on tours and high demand, especially in July and August. Please be flexible. Allow extra time in case your first choice is sold out.
Some interpretive programs have age restrictions. These are strictly adhered to for the safety and enjoyment of park visitors.
Note: We do not allow pets into the Visitor Centre, or on interpretive programs, including the hikes into the natural preserve.
Tip #3: Reserve your campsite in advance.
We strongly recommend that you make camping reservations. Weekends in May and June and all of July and August are especially busy.
Campsite reservations can be made online. Or phone the Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca Contact Centre at 1-877-537-2757 (toll-free in North America).
DinosaurProvincial Parkhas an overflow camping area in the summer; however, there are two provincial campgrounds nearby to consider when Dinosaur is full.
Tip #7: Take a full day to enjoy the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology at Drumheller (which is a 2 1/2 hours drive away from the park).
Drumheller is about 200 kilometres or a 2.5-hour drive from Dinosaur Provincial Park.
The Royal Tyrrell Museum is a large facility. You'll need a full day to appreciate it. It's not possible to see Dinosaur Provincial Park (located northeast of Brooks) and the Royal Tyrrell Museum (near Drumheller) in one day.
Allow at least 2.5 days for a combined visit of the Royal Tyrrell Museum and Dinosaur Provincial Park.
Tip #8: Build in some quiet time during your visit.
With lots of activities, it's easy to get caught up in a hectic schedule on your visit. Make time to enjoy the lesser-known treasures of Dinosaur Provincial Park.