Penn Dixie Reopens!

We are excited to announce that Penn Dixie will reopen to the public on Saturday April 27! Join us from 9 am to 5 pm as we begin the 2019 season.

This year, 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.

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).

Adults Seniors 62+ Military Students Children 3-17 Members
$10 $9 $9 $9 $7 FREE

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.

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 online using our form or leave a message at 716-627-4560 indicating 1) member name, 2) anticipated day/time visiting Penn Dixie, 3) the total size of the party, and 4) contact info if we need to get in touch. Members should carry their cards with them during their visit.