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Dinosaur Island

May 28 - August 27

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This summer, a prehistoric adventure comes to life at the Ashton Gardens. Wander through the misty Dinosaur Island, where animatronic dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes lurk in the vegetation. Hear the roars of 27 different dinos, cross paths with gentle giants, and even navigate through a fight between a T-Rex and a Triceratops. With programs, activities, and more planned throughout the summer, this thrilling expedition will captivate all ages. Can you escape from Dinosaur Island?

Ashton Gardens
3900 N. Garden Drive
Lehi, Utah 84043

Monday – Saturday through August 27th, 2022
9 am – 8 pm

Late Opening: August 13, 9:30 am 

FREE for Thanksgiving Point members and included with regular Ashton Garden admissions.

Dinosaur Island is Thanksgiving Point’s main summer event and will be in the Ashton Gardens from May 28 to August 27. The 27 animatronic dinosaurs (produced by Dino Don, Inc) will be placed throughout the Gardens. Open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm. Tickets available now.



Ways to See Dinosaur Island:

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General Admission

Thanksgiving Point members receive FREE admission to Dinosaur Island, or reserve tickets for General Admission.

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Explorer Pass

See Dinosaur Island, and see more dinosaurs at the Museum of Ancient Life along with all other Thanksgiving Point venues!

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Thanksgiving Point Membership

Thanksgiving Point members get FREE admission all summer long to Dinosaur Island! Get a membership today to join in on the fun!

Tales for Tots

Saturdays | 11-11:20 am

Enjoy an extra day of Tales for Tots with a special dinosaur theme every Saturday at Ashton Gardens during Dinosaur Island! Included with Dinosaur Island admission.

Dungeons and Dinosaurs

July 29 | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Welcome to Dungeons and Dinosaurs by Lantern Light! Gather with us amidst the trees where dinosaurs roam and wail, bring your wit and your wonder, to rend things asunder, and become a part of our tale.

Melody Makers

Tuesdays | 11-11:20 am

Led by our Learning and Engagement staff, Melody Makers is the perfect opportunity for little kids and their adults to dance and move in a fun and friendly environment. Enjoy a special dinosaur theme during the month of July! Included with Dinosaur Island admission.

Dog Walk Wednesdays

Wednesdays | All Day

Bring your dogs on Wednesdays to walk with you through Dinosaur Island and Ashton Gardens.


Join us August 13  for a run through the heart of Ashton Gardens during the special Dinosaur Island exhibit.  Race through over 25 life-sized dinosaurs in a run unlike anything you’ve seen in this era!

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