Hike of the Day: Dinosaur Valley State Park in Texas

Hike near theropod and sauropod dinosaur tracks, then ditch the roadside crowds for some solitude and abundant views of the Paluxy River Valley on this 6.8-mile loop.

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Let your kids’ imaginations run wild on a segment or all of this 6.8-mile loop through a state park dedicated to dinosaurs. This route also passes sandstone cliffs with five-star views over the Paluxy River Valley. Print driving directions and see more trail details at backpacker.com/hikes/8350.

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Kris Wagner, map editor

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