Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park, Winton

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The world’s only known evidence of a dinosaur stampede, Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park contains 3,300 fossilized footprints of large predators, which stalked and caused the flight of around 150 two-legged dinosaurs nearly 95 million years ago. Research conducted on the site confirmed that these footprints were most likely made over a period of several days. It is believed that a large herd of small dinosaurs gathered on the banks of a forest lake to drink, when larger, meat-eating dinosaurs approached them, triggering a panicked stampede across the muddy flats. Visit the Conservation Building, which was erected to shelter this ancient site, for a valuable lesson about a cooler world before mammals, when dinosaurs ruled the planet. Use our Winton journey planning tool to visit Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park on your trip to Winton, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I'm not sure what I expected, but it completely wasn't what I thought it would be. It was much, much better! The film and tour guide were so interesting, and the footprints themselves were astonishing...  more »
  • Now the other reviews sum it up - this is a truly unique sight - the only place that records a stampede of dinosaurs. It took my breathe away. The 75 minute drive from Winton, including a section of u...  more »
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  • This site is a long way out and down a bit of a dirt track. However, you will not be disappointed to see this national monument. The dinosaur foot prints are stunning and the story behind them lives long in the imagination. Enjoy!
  • Great tour. Tanya did a great job explaining the history to us and answering all of our questions.

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