Special Events & Workshops
Dinosaur Ridge offers delightful programs for all ages. Learn more and sign-up today.
- Walk with a Geologist Series
- Everything Dinosaur Talks
- SCFD Free & Reduced Days
In addition to daily guided bus tours, Dinosaur Ridge offers a variety of walking tours, typically available on weekends
Admission to the Exhibit Hall is included with your ticket. Learn more about these walking tours.
- Dinosaur Ridge Full Walking Tour
- Walk with a Geologist at Dinosaur Ridge Trail
- Walk with a Geologist at Triceratops Trail
SCFD Free & Reduced Days
On these days, admission to the Main Visitor Center Exhibit Hall, is FREE to the public. Guided bus tours are also offered at a reduced rate of $8 for adults and $6 for children.
Everything Dinosaur Talks
This 12-part virtual lecture series is meant to introduce the novice or enthusiast to the amazing world of dinosaurs! Erin LaCount, Dinosaur Ridge’s Education Programs Director, delivers interesting, entertaining, and educational talks about paleontology with a focus on dinosaurs. Attend as many as you would like in any order. Login information for each live virtual talk will be sent after registration. Included in the purchase is access to the recorded content so you can watch the lectures as many times as you would like!
- All 12 Lectures – January 13 – March 31, 2022 (Thursdays) at 10am
- Lecture #1: Paleontology 101 – January 13, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #2: What is a Dinosaur – January 20, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #3: Sauropods – January 27, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #4: Theropods – February 3, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #5: Stegosaurs – February 10, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #6: Ankylosaurs – February 17, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #7: Iguanodonts – February 24, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #8: Hadrosaurs – March 3, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #9: Pachycephalosaurs – March 10, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #10: Ceratopsians – March 17, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #11: Non-Dinosaur Archosaurs – March 24, 2022 at 10am
- Lecture #12: Mammals – March 31, 2022 at 10am
Dinosaur Ridge After Dark Series
Dinosaur Ridge After Dark events are educational and social events tailored to an adult audience. Participants will learn more about paleontology and geology in a relaxed environment. Themes for 2022 After Dark events are coming soon.
Dinosaur Ridge: Night at the Museum
Saturday, November 6, 2021 (5-9 p.m.) no RSVP needed
Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center
Attendees brought flashlights and headlamps to enjoy and explore Dinosaur Ridge Trail at night. Our busses shuttled attendees up the ridge to view dinosaur tracks.