Hours & Rates

The park is closed for the season and will reopen in April. Members may visit at any time with permission.

Adults Seniors 62+ Military Students Children 3-17 Members
$12 $11 $11 $11 $9 FREE

We do not charge for children under age 3. Senior, military, and student discounts offered with valid ID. Veterans with a valid Erie County ‘Thank A Vet’ Discount Program card may Contact Us for free admission. Please see our cancellation and refund policy. We accept credit and debit cards on site.

Members: Please read our Member Guide and Contact Us to arrange for special access.

We also offer Private Expeditions for a more intimate fossil hunting experience for your family. New to Penn Dixie? Please see our Frequent questions.


Lightning Policy: Though Penn Dixie is open on rainy days, we reserve the right to close due to lightning. We follow the National Lightning Safety Institute guidelines for outdoor sporting events. Should lightning be observed within a 5-10 mile radius, staff will close the site for a minimum of 30 minutes.