Dinosaur and man sculpture



Ready to play a little "hide and seek" for dinosaurs?


South Dakota was once home to real-life Tyrannosaurus rexes like “Sue” and "Stan" as well as raptors like the Dakotaraptor. In 2020, a professor and his students found "Shady" — a 7-foot-long, 3,000-pound triceratops skull — near the town of Shadehill, in the Grand River National Grassland in northern South Dakota.  

Today, the state celebrates dinosaurs from border to border. Sculptures and skeletons can be found in all shapes and sizes. Let your exploration begin!

Dinosaur Park

Everything Prehistoric, searching for fossils
Everything Prehistoric, Hill City
Scrap Metal "Sue," Faith
Dinosaur sculpture

Family Fun
Children's Museum of South Dakota, Brookings
Dinosaur fossils
"Stan," Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls
Wall Drug T Rex
T. rex at Wall Drug, Wall
Wall Drug Dinosaur
Wall Drug Dinosaur, Wall
Museum of Geology
Dinosaur Park
Dinosaur Park, Rapid City
Dinosaur Park
Dinosaur Park, Rapid City
Illustrated image of three bison grazing in Custer State Park. The Needles rock formation is visible in the background.
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