The Field Station is closed for the winter.
Visit the Field Station during the 2018 Season!
2018 Spring Season
The park is open rain or shine on Saturdays and Sundays only from 10am to 6pm:
May 26 through June 24; also open Memorial Day, May 28. The park is closed on Mondays unless noted.
2018 Summer Season
The park is open rain or shine Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 6pm:
June 26 through September 2; also open Independence Day, July 4 and Labor Day, September 3. The park is closed on Mondays unless noted.
2018 Fall Season
The park is open rain or shine on Saturdays and Sundays only from 10am to 5pm:
September 22 through November 11; also open on November 8 and November 9.
Dinosaurs After Dark
The park is open Friday and Saturday evenings from 7pm to 9:30pm:
Gates open at 6:45pm
September 29 through October 27.
$16.50 at the box office
Admission to the park
Guests 2 yrs and older
Admission to the park plus the 3D movie
Admission to the park plus the 3D movie
Admission to the park, plus 3D movie, Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World
Ticket prices do not include NJ Sales Tax and a $3.50 per order transaction fee.
*All sales final. No refunds or exchanges.
All major forms of credit are accepted. We do not accept personal checks. Field Station: Dinosaurs is an outdoor park open rain or shine.
Availability is limited. ID required at time of rental.
We are fully ADA equipped. Follow signs for our wheelchair-accessible paths. Wheelchairs are available for rent at the Box Office.
We are located at:
Overpeck County Park
Henry Hoebel Section
Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ 07605
Note: We are not on the same side as the Equestrian Center.
Raise your umbrellas and put on your rain gear because there's still lots to do at Field Station: Dinosaurs even on the grayest days. Every great explorer knows that a little rain never hurt anyone. So if you've ever splashed in a puddle or made mud pies, rainy days are for you. We've got four tented pavilions where you can dry off while playing dinosaur games and learning from our always knowledgeable and entertaining Field Station staff. Families willing to brave the elements will receive free Field Station ponchos with their admission. So batten down the hatches and prepare to ride out the storm with torrents of laughter, a smattering of mystery and a cloud burst of fun at Field Station: Dinosaurs.
What is Field Station: Dinosaurs?
The Field Station is an outdoor exhibition with 32 life-size animatronic dinosaurs. We are a walking park with games, workshops and entertainment along the way. Guests will be given a trail map with a schedule of daily activities to plan their self-guided expedition.
What are the operating hours?
The park is open rain or shine on the following days:
Spring Hours: Saturdays and Sundays from 10-6pm from May 26 through June 24; also open Memorial Day.
Summer Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 10-6pm from June 26 through September 2; also open Labor Day, September 3.
The park is open form 10am to 5pm on the following days:
Fall Hours: September 22 through November 11; also open November 8 and November 9.
What are the ticket prices?
Ticket prices range from $15.00 to $60. Buy in advance and SAVE! Click here for complete information.
What is Field Station: Dinosaurs' park address?
Overpeck County Park: Henry Hoebel Area, Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ 07605
Note: We are NOT in the new section of Overpeck County Park. We are on the same side as the dog park and 911 Memorial.
Is smoking permitted at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
No, Field Station: Dinosaurs is a smoke-free park. This includes the use of e-cigarettes and vaping, which are also prohibited inside the park. There is a designated smoking area outside the front gates.
Is the park wheelchair and stroller accessible?
Yes. Follow the marked trails for our ADA accessible paths.
Are there wheelchairs and strollers available for rent on site?
Yes. We have wheelchairs for a $5 rental fee and hiking strollers for a $5 rental fee. Valid I.D. must be left at the box office until the end of your visit.
Is parking available?
Yes, we offer free parking on-site.
Is there food available?
Yes, hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream, wraps, snacks and beverages are available for purchase at the park on general admission days. Concession hours: 10am-4:30pm
Can I bring in my own food?
Yes, you may bring food with you, although please leave big coolers in your vehicle. We just ask that you eat in our picnic table area and place trash in the proper receptacles.
Is there an ATM available?
Yes, there is an ATM inside our gift shop.
Are there drinking fountains?
No, but water is available for sale at the park.
What happens if I lose something at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
All lost and found items will be brought to the Box Office. If you have already left the Field Station, you may email email@example.com to check if an item was found.
What happens if it rains?
Field Station: Dinosaurs remains open even if it rains. Visitors who brave the weather will be given a complimentary poncho in the park.
Is there a dress code for Field Station: Dinosaurs?
Shirts and shoes are required. We recommend comfortable shoes, such as sneakers, for our paths. A hat is a good idea for sunny days. We also recommend bug spray and sunscreen for hot summer days.
Do you offer season passes?
We do! You can purchase them online or at the box office. You can even upgrade your ticket at the end of the day to a season pass. All season passes are $60. Click here for more information. Season Passes are no longer offered for the 2017 Season.
Is there a discount for group tickets?
Yes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973.748.4317 for more information. A group consists of 20 or more tickets.
Does Field Station: Dinosaurs sell gift certificates?
Yes. They are available at the box office or online.
What forms of payment are accepted at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
We accept cash and all major forms of credit. We do not accept personal checks.
Do you allow dogs at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
Pets are not permitted in the park, with the exception of service animals.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are interested in hosting a birthday party at Field Station: Dinosaurs, you must book through our Group Sales department. Outside birthday parties are not permitted, and you will be stopped at Credential Checkpoint and be asked to put any birthday items back in your vehicle. Contact our Group Sales Department at 973.748.4317 to plan your party at the park.