Hours & Rates

Fall Hours: The park is open open Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Reservations required. Our final day of the season is October 18.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 9:15 am. The first booking time is reserved for seniors (62+), families with seniors, and those with mobility impairments or health concerns. Make reservations here.

The final tour each day departs at 2:45 pm. Members and nonmembers are welcome to visit until the park closes at 4:30 pm. Face coverings and social distancing are required. Review our New Safety Measures before you book.

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

Purchase General Admission

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.