Hours & Rates

Our 2020 season opening is delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please follow our social media for the latest news.

Spring/Fall Hours: Penn Dixie opens for the season on Saturday April 25. Until October 18, we are open Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 4:30 pm. We are open from 9 am to 3 pm on Monday May 25 (Memorial Day).

Summer Hours: From June 15 to September 7, Penn Dixie is open daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm. We are open from 9 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday July 4 (Independence Day) and 9 am to 3 pm on Monday September 7 (Labor Day).

No reservations needed. Tours depart every 15 minutes beginning at 9 am. The final tour each day departs at 3:45 pm. The park closes at 4:30 pm.

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

Tickets available online or at our check-in station. We do not charge for children under age 3. Senior, military, and student discounts offered with valid ID. Veterans may visit for free if they present a valid Erie County ‘Thank A Vet’ Discount Program card. Please see our cancellation and refund policy. We accept cash or credit cards.

Groups may contact us directly and are welcome year round — even when we are closed to the public! Penn Dixie is accessible and has over 4,100 feet of paved trails for wheel chairs, walkers, strollers and wagons. We also offer Private Expeditions and a premium fossil collecting experience through IfOnly. New to Penn Dixie? Please see our Frequent questions.

Members: we have a temporary access policy in place. Please contact us to arrange for offseason access.