Have Questions?Check out our FAQs below, or give us a call at 855.833.3466
What items are visitors allowed to bring into the park?
Feel free to bring in paper/infant bags, strollers, wheelchairs/scooters and service dogs/animals (no other animals allowed).
What items are visitors not allowed to bring into the park?
At the Field Station we ask that you not enter the park with any backpacks, large coolers or guns.
Can I bring in food?
Food is not allowed into the Field Station, but you can enjoy your family picnic meal in our Picnic Area in the Base Camp, just outside the gate. We do not have storage for coolers and bags, so those will need to stay in your vehicle until you plan to dine.
Is food available for sale in the park?
Yes, we have a concessions area with a variety of options including candy, chips, popsicles’, soda, water and sports drinks.
Does the snack bar take debit/credit cards?
Yes, we accept all major credit cards.
Is parking free?
Yes, there is a large parking lot just south of the park, behind the QuikTrip and Trax Express Carwash on the corner of Patriot and Rock Rd.
Is there handicap parking?
Yes, we have handicap parking conveniently located near the front gate of the park. We also have a roundabout for easy drop offs and pick ups.
Are there strollers for rent?
Strollers can be rented for $5 each at the Box Office. Please leave a valid I.D. at the box office while you are at the park.
Can you rent wheelchairs?
Wheelchairs are available to rent for $5 each. Please leave a valid I.D. at the box office while you’re at the park.
Are there lockers available for rent?
Not right now.
Are there family changing rooms?
Yes, at each of the three restrooms.
Is there a lost and found for items or a lost child station?
Yes, you can find both at the Box Office.
How long does it take to go through the park? How many hours should I plan for?
To get the most out of your Day Pass, visitors should plan on at least three hours to take in all the live shows and to see all the dinosaurs. (download park map)
Are the walkways paved? What kind of shoes do you recommend?
Some areas are paved. The paths are a solidified aggregate so we recommend wearing outdoor, hiking style tennis shoes or sandals.
Are there covered shady areas or air-conditioned areas? How about misters?
Yes, there are covered shady areas, including a huge covered picnic table area next to The Canteen. The Yurt is an air-conditioned area available for annual members to go inside and take a break. There are two misting stations, one at the Picnic Tent in the Base Camp and one in the Family Camp and our new exhibit, located in the Foothills area and entitled Buried Treasures: Kansas Underground, is air-conditioned to give you a break from the heat.
Is there free wifi available
No, but stay tuned!
Is there a charging station for phones?
Not at this time.
Do you have a Gift Shop to purchase souvenirs?
Yes, our Tricera-Shops is located at the exit of the park and is the only place where authentic Field Station: Dinosaurs merchandise is available.
Do you sell sunscreen at the park?
Yes, at Tricera-Shops.
Are there refunds for bad weather?
Field Station: Dinosaurs remains open even if it rains, so refunds are not available. However, visitors who brave the weather will be given a complimentary poncho inside the park.
Is there a severe weather shelter/plan?
In the case of severe weather, we will direct all visitors to exit the park.
Do you host large groups, special events and parties?
Yes, we love groups, special events and parties! Just call us at 855.833.3466 to help plan and cater your party, group or event! Or click here to learn more.
Birthday Party FAQs
What is the maximum amount of people I can have at a party?
Being a 14 acre park, we do not have a limit.
Can we bring decorations into the park?
No, not into the park, but yes, into our Base Camp where the Picnic Tent is and where your party will be held.
Can I bring my own cake?
We allow cakes to be brought in for birthday parties, or some of our Birthday Packages include a cake.
Can I bring in food?
Food is not allowed in the park but is allowed in the Picnic Tent where your event will be held. Coolers and picnic bags must remain in your vehicle until the start of your party and must be taken to your vehicle at the end of your reserved time.
Some of my party guests have severe allergies, may I bring my own cake/food?
Yes, you may bring your own food into the Picnic Area located at our Base Camp, but not into the park.
Can we bring coolers into the party?
Yes, into the Picnic Tent where your party will be, but not into the park. All coolers and picnic bags must remain in your vehicle until the start of your party.
What is the party favor?
The party favor is a dinosaur plush toy. You are welcome to bring additional items for your guests.
Does Field Station: Dinosaurs provide paper plates, napkins and cutlery?
Some Birthday Packages include these items.
If I do not purchase a party package but only purchase admission tickets, may I bring in my own cake?
No. Without a birthday reservation through Field Station: Dinosaurs, we do not permit cakes, party decorations, etc. to be brought to the park.