National Natural Landmarks

Dinosaur Valley

Dinosaur Valley
Dinosaur Valley

Dinosaur Valley, located within Dinosaur Valley State Park, contains the only known source of distinct and full-grown sauropod footprints. The trackways are among the first clearly defined for sauropods in North America. These tracks provided evidence relating to locomotion and foot structure for these large dinosaurs.

Location: Somervell County, TX ; Somervell County, TX

Year designated: 1968

Acres: 1,523

Ownership: State

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