Dinosaur Provincial Park is a park world heritage site
Dinosaur Provincial Park is the park’s world-famous dinosaurs. The park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Alberta, Canada. The park is renowned as one of the largest dinosaur fossil beds in the world, more than 350,000 tourists each year. Thirty-nine species of dinosaurs have been found in the park and more than 500 specimens were removed and exhibited in museums around the world. Dinosaur Provincial Park has a land area of 7330 hectares (18,000 acres) of Dinosaur Provincial Park, 200 kilometers (124 miles) east of Calgary. But the park is famous for being one of the dinosaur fossil beds in the world’s most important. Thirty-five species of dinosaurs – from every family is known from the Cretaceous period – have been unearthed here, along with the skeletal remains of crocodiles, turtles, fish, lizards, frogs, and flying reptiles. Dinosaur Provincial Park was established in 1955 to protect the fossil bonebeds, a national park environment is very complex and unique ecosystems in the surrounding grasslands.
In Dinosaur Provincial Park there is also The Royal Tyrrell Museum operates a field station in the park, where many of the bones and stored catalog. Displays, films, and interpretive programs are offered at the center will best prepare you to start your visit to the park. In Dinosaur Provincial Park there are 126 campsites located in the park, all with picnic tables and fire pits. Most of the site is surrounded by a wooden cotton willow tress and shrubs to create wind breaks and privacy. Some sites are located next to open to the Badlands. This campground offers water, toilets, showers, electricity, refuse container, firewood, playground, theater, boat launch, concession stores, visitor interpretive center and sani dump. There are several paths that lead through the Badlands with a local display is safe from the excavation of fossils of dinosaurs. Tours are also available which offer views over local and other dinosaurs were found. This area is very dry and hot during the summer. Be sure to pack plenty of water when hiking. Unfortunately one is not allowed to climb off of the roads designated as park departments are trying to preserve the potential for finding new fossils. You are not allowed to take or remove any fossils in Dinosaur Provincial Park.