This review was originally published on Yelp.
I recently had the most incredible experience at Dinosaur Tracks in Tuba City, Arizona, and I simply cannot contain my excitement! This hidden gem is a must-visit if you're in the area and have even the slightest interest in dinosaurs. I was blown away by the opportunity to witness fossils and dinosaur tracks up close, something I could never see in the wild without this extraordinary attraction.
Upon arriving, we were warmly greeted by Mike, who graciously took us on a fascinating journey through the prehistoric past. In just a short 20-30 minute tour, Mike's enthusiasm and knowledge left us awe-inspired. He expertly guided us through various dinosaur tracks, including those belonging to velociraptors, dilophosaurus, and even a T-rex! It was like stepping into a time machine and walking alongside these majestic creatures.
What made the experience even more remarkable was Mike's extensive collection of dinosaur artifacts. He showcased an abundance of fossilized dinosaur droppings, eggs, bones, and even fossilized vegetation. It was astonishing to see the sheer size and quantities of these incredible remnants from millions of years ago. Our kids were especially thrilled when Mike presented them with genuine dinosaur teeth, which they now cherish as treasured mementos.
What truly sets Dinosaur Tracks apart is its unique approach to pricing. Instead of charging a fixed fee, this attraction operates on a donation-only basis. This demonstrates their passion for sharing this once-in-a-lifetime experience with as many people as possible. I truly appreciate their commitment to making this educational encounter accessible and affordable for all.
Walking through the site, I couldn't help but feel a sense of wonder and amazement. The vastness of the history surrounding us was humbling, and I found myself wishing I could spend hours exploring every inch of the area. The combination of the informative tour, Mike's enthusiasm, and the incredible artifacts made for an unforgettable adventure.
If you find yourself in or near Tuba City, I cannot recommend Dinosaur Tracks enough. Whether you're a dinosaur enthusiast or simply curious about Earth's ancient past, this attraction will leave you with a deep appreciation for these magnificent creatures. Prepare to be transported back in time and be awestruck by the wonders that await you.