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“Wacky road side attraction”
Review of Cabazon Dinosaurs

Cabazon Dinosaurs
Los Angeles, California
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“Wacky road side attraction”
Reviewed 4 August 2013

I visited the Cabazon DInosaur park with my family in July 2013, and found the park to be a little wacky, but worth a visit.

The park is located off the 10 freeway near the Morongo resort and the Cabazon outlet stores.

There is a giant T-rex and Brontosaurus that you can take photos with. Inside the Brontosaurus is a gift shop where you can purchase dino related gifts and tickets to the other park.

The other park consist of another gift shop with along with numerous mechanical and static dinosaur replicas. Kind of wacky stuff. When you go outside and walk along the path you'll come across lots of statues of different kinds of dinosaurs along with statues that really don't belong, like a lamb, or a frog.

There are lot of great fun photo ops for the family along the path. At the end of the path you can climb up the inside of the giant T-rex and look at the mouth. I think this was a scene in a Pee Wee Herman movie.

The park is weird and wacky, and if you like off the wall stuff, worth a visit. Don't expect much other than some fun pictures.

My only negative is that the price of $8 for adults, and $7 for children is a little pricey for what you get. They also offer a $6 military price. Regardless of the price, it's worth seeing at least once.

I would recommend this wacky and fun park to my family and friends.

Visited July 2013
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“Dinosaurs are Awesome! Robotic or no, you've gotta go.”
Reviewed 14 July 2013

A fun place to go with friends, we had read that this was owned by some anti-evolotionsit Christian organization and that only made us more interested in going. Some other reviews read here about this attraction made it seem as if missionaries stood next to every dinosaur statue and spouted out how all evolutionary theory was evil and that God was going to destroy you all and that by the end you would either believe that there were dinosaurs in the manger with Jesus or they would send you straight to hell; ummm yeah, that did not happen.

The whole place was very laid back and yes there are some Creationist type information with a lot of the exhibits, but nothing that can't easily be ignored if that sort of thing upsets you. Even the gift shops were very low key and there was only a few articles or merchandise explaining the Creationist approach or ideas about dinosaurs in a mug, a t-shirt and a very wordy children's book with the Cabazon dinosaurs discussing the ignorance of scientists and those that believe in evolutionary theory.

Which I was kind of hoping for some crazy religious attacks, zealots or even mild prodding, but everyone was professional, kind and stayed out of all of the guests way and let them take pictures of anything and everything in the gift shops to the exhibits.

We may not have found heavy handed religious dinosaurs, but definitely a fun place in the middle of the desert, a must see if traveling by, just so you can say you've seen it.

Visited July 2013
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Santa Rosa
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“Quick stop”
Reviewed 27 June 2013

A nice break as your driving I10. Fun photo ops with a brontosauraus and a T-rex. For an additional 8 bucks you can see the others and climb into the t-rex. Gift shop in the brontosauraus. Have fun.

Visited June 2013
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Redlands, California
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“These dinos ROCK!”
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Just a fun place to stop and goof off while driving out to the desert. You can go inside the Brontosaurous to a little gift shop/museum. Definately a Southern California landmark so stop by if you can!

Visited May 2013
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Lake Hughes, California
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“Desert Dinosaurs!”
Reviewed 23 May 2013

If you need a break from Interstate 10, then go see the dinosaurs! It costs about $8 to see the smaller electronic dinos and to be able to go up into T-Rex's mouth.

You can go into the brontosaurus and check out their merchandise.

Don't want to spend money? It's okay to just see the outside of the two big ones. Cabazon has a gas station and fast food restaurants or you can enjoy eating a snack under the brontosaurus's belly.

Doesn't matter how old you are, those dinosaurs are impressive. Be ready with your camera!

Visited May 2013
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