Kids’ Guide to Dinosaurs (Reference)

Dinosaur Trackways


While dinosaur bones are quite rare, there’s another way to see something else dinosaurs left behind—their footprints! Here is a list of dinosaur trackways, along with access information.


Dinosaur Valley State Park

1629 Park Rd 59, Glen Rose, TX 76043         



Clayton Lake State Park

141 Clayton Lake Road, Clayton, NM



Dinosaur State Park

400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT         



Dinosaur Footprints Wilderness Reservation

Route 5, Holyoke, MA



Dinosaur Ridge

16831 W Alameda Parkway, Morrison, CO   



Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite

Worland Field Office, 101 South 23rd, Worland, WY



Picketwire Canyonlands of Las Animas County, CO

LaJunta, CO    



Skyline Drive

Canon City, CO 81212    


Bull Canyon Overlook and Dinosaur Track Site       

Dolores Triangle Safari Rte, Moab, UT          



Red Cliffs Dinosaur Track Site, St George UT           

Hwy 15, Harrisburg, UT             


Moenkopi Dinosaur Tracks   

US Hwy 160, Tuba City, AZ        


Grand Cache Dinosaur Tracksite

Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada



Nearly every large city has a museum with dinosaurs. These are usually called Science Museums or Natural History Museums, but they can go by lots of different names. Many offer special films and interactive displays involving dinosaurs.


Check with the museum before going as many have variable hours and days that they’re open.

The following is just a partial list of some of the museums in North America that have dinosaur skeletons, organized alphabetically by state:



United States


Alaska Museum of Science & Nature

201 N Bragaw St, Anchorage, AK 99508       




Alabama Museum of Natural History

Smith Hall, 427 Sixth Ave, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487         


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McWane Science Center       

200 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203          





Mid-America Science Museum          

500 Mid America Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71913         


Mid-America Science Museum



Arizona Museum of Natural History  

53 N Macdonald, Mesa, AZ 85201    



Rainbow Forest Museum at Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028




Natural History Museum Los Angeles County           

900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007




San Diego Natural History Museum  

1788 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101    




Denver Museum of Natural History   2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205        



Dinosaur Journey Museum   

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501       




Dinosaur National Monument           

4545 Hwy 40, Dinosaur, CO 81610    



Morrison Natural History Museum   

501 Colorado Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465         



Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Museum  

201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO 80863         




The Museum at Dinosaur Junction    

1121 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards, CO 81632           




Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History    

170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06520     





Delaware Museum of Nature and Science    

4840 Kennett Pike, Willimington, DE 19807 




IMAG History & Science Center         

2000 Cranford Ave, Ft Myers, FL 33916        



Orlando Science Center         

777 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803          




Fernbank Museum of Natural History           

767 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30307 




Burpee Museum of Natural History  

737 North Main St, Rockford, IL 61103         



Fryxell Geology Museum       

Augustana College, 820 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201         




The Field Museum of Natural History

1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605      




Dinosphere at The Children’s Museum         

3000 North Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208       




Sternberg Museum of Natural History          

3000 Sternberg Dr., Hays, KS 67601  




Museum of Science   

1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114    




Maryland Science Center      

601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230   




Bell Museum  

2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN 55113 



Science Museum of Minnesota         

120 W Kellogg Blvd, St, Paul, MN      




Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

2148 Riverside Dr, Jackson, MS 39202




Missouri Institute of Natural Science

2327 W Farm Rd 190, Springfield, MO 65810




Great Plains Dinosaur Museum         

405 N 1st Ave E., Malta, MT 59538   



Museum of the Rockies         

600 W. Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717        



North Carolina           

Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh North Carolina           11 west Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601 



North Dakota

Badlands Dinosaur Museum 

188 Museum Drive East, Dickinson, ND 58601         



New Mexico  

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science 

81801 Mountain Rd, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 




Las Vegas Natural History Museum  

900 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101  



New York       

American Museum of Natural History          

200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024 212-769-5100



Cincinnati Museum Center    

1301 Western Ave, Cincinnati, OH    



Cleveland Museum of Natural History          

1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106     




Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History   

2401 Chautaugua Ave., Norman, OK 73072  




Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214




Carnegie Museum of Natural History

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213        



The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University        

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103   



South Dakota

Black Hills Institute of Geological Research  

117 Main St., Hill City, SD 57745       



South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

501 E Saint Joseph St., Rapid City, SDD 57701          




Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History    

3232 Briarcrest Dr, Bryan, TX 77802 



Houston Museum of Natural Science

5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030 




Mountain Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point    

2929 N Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 86043   



Museum of Paleontology, Brigham Young Univ       

1683 North Canyon Road, Provo, UT 84602 



Natural History Museum of Utah      

301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City UT 84108   



Utah Field House of Natural History 

496 E Main St., Vernal, UT     




Vermont Institute of Natural Science

149 Natures Wy, Quechee, VT 05059




Virginia Museum of Natural History

21 Starling Ave., Martinsville, VA 24112




Burke Museum          

4303 Memorial Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195



Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History   

10th St & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20560    




Milwaukee Public Museum   

800 West Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233    



Dinosaur Discovery Museum

5608 10th Ave, Kenosha, WI 




Glenrock Paleontological Museum   

506 W Birch St., Glenrock, WY 82637



University of Wyoming Geological Museum Laramie           

Department of Geology and Geophysics, 1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3006, Laramie, WY 82071          



Wyoming Dinosaur Center    

110 Carter Ranch Road, Thermopolis, WY 82443     



Wyoming State Museum       

Barrett Building, 2301 Central Av, Cheyenne, WY 82002     





Canadian Museum of Nature

240 McLeod St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada     



Royal Ontario Museum         

100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M5s 2C6     




Royal Tyrell Musem   

1500 N Dinosaur Trail, Drumheller, AB, T0J 0Y0, Canada     


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