We will have a limited number of medals available so be sure to reserve yours today. The 2025 is already in the works. Your purchase will also include free entry into the park! As always your donation is greatly appreciated. It helps us put on crazy events year round such as the Dino Dive. All profit from our organization helps with educational programs, supplies and more! Thank you for your support!
As always thank you for supporting us and keeping our park beautiful!
January 1st 2025, 2:00 p.m. The Dino Dive is on the first day of every year. This will be our 8th year to put on the Dino Dive. Its a great tradition and a lot of fun! Contact us a email@example.com for more info.
Those who participate in the Dino Dive and have purchased a ticket will receive an official Dinosaur Valley State Park Dino Dive medal. These are the real deal. This is not one of those cheap kiddy awards. You deserve something awesome for braving the Dino Dive! You can reserve your ticket online through the PayPal link above. This also gets you into the park for free!
The Blue Hole is a deep swimming area in the Paluxy River located in the heart of Dinosaur Valley State Park. It is spring fed and is around 20 feet deep in some places. It is a popular area for many visitors especially during the summer.
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Wear your diving clothes under the clothes you wear to the event; then you don’t have to change into it just to change right back out of it!
Wear river shoes. Certain places are slippery.
If you are not a strong swimmer wear a life jacket.
Children wear a life jacket.
Just be creative. A costume is not required. Some people like acting a little crazy and that's ok at Dinosaur Valley State Park! Remember that you’ll jump into the water in your costume, so make sure you can safely swim in it.
Hello fellow 2025 Dino Divers,
I just wanted to give you a little information about how we have our registration setup for your arrival on January 1st, 2025, and tips for making it a great experience:
We appreciate your purchases and donations for this event! It provides numerous resources and supplies for the park. It's people like you that help keep it beautiful for all of us to enjoy.
LDL Friends of Dinosaur Valley State Park
1629 Park Road 59
PO Box 1283
Glen Rose, TX 76043
The Blue hole slopes off from ankle deep to up to 20 ft deep in certain areas. One side has a nice sloping beach type area and other sides have steep drop offs.
January 1st, 2:00 p.m.
No. We suggest just jumping in feet first for safety reasons. Some people just go in ankle deep others get a running start and go all in!
No. Costumes are just for fun. If you choose to wear a costume, be sure that you can safely swim in it. Wear a lifejacket if you are unsure. Safety first.
We have not seen any lately. Or at-least not for the last 113 million years. But..
Fun times at the Dinosaur Valley State Park Dino Dive! No dinosaurs were hurt during this video!
Join us every year on January 1st to take a polar plunge in to the Blue Hole. One of the most popular swimming holes in Texas!
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