In 2019, Penn Dixie is open to the public on weekends from April 27 through October 20. During this time we are open 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday. We welcome schools and private groups on weekdays during this time.
We are open daily to the public from Monday June 17 to Friday September 6. During this time we are open 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday. New this year, Penn Dixie will extend hours on Fridays in July from 9 am to 7 pm.
We will close at 3:30 pm on Tuesday August 13 for staff training.
Holidays: Penn Dixie is open to the public from 9 am to 3 pm on Memorial Day (Monday May 27), Independence Day (Thursday July 4), and Labor Day (Monday September 2).
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Admission tickets are 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. On site, we accept cash or credit cards.
Groups can contact us directly for rates 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 may collect fossils at any time. If members wish to visit outside of normal hours, please sign-in using the on-site form located inside the green box on the Penn Dixie gate. Be sure to park outside the gate on the lawn or gravel area so that your vehicle does not impede driveway traffic. As always, please carry your membership card with you at all times. And, be sure to observe our rules and procedures found at the bottom of our FAQ.