2016 Prehistoric Gardens
Sep. 28, 2016 visit to Prehistoric Gardens near Port Orford, Oregon.

Ernie 'E.V.' Nelson, loved dinosaurs and in 1953 started building full size replicas. In January, 1955, he opened Prehistoric Gardens in a Oregon coast rain forest. Eventually 23 full size dinosaurs roamed his property.

Nelson passed away in 1991 and the park is now run by his grandchildren. Unlike other roadside attractions along the 101, this park is well maintained and shows few signs of its age.
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