Unlike any other nature trail you've been on, this one features small-bird like dinosaurs and massive creatures like the Alamosaurus. Once you step foot on the grounds, you're entering a world of late Cretaceous, North American dinosaurs—yep, that's a bit of local history for ya. Don't forget to check out the Fossil Dig Site during your visit. The pit contains dirt that's rich in fossils and trucked in from an area in Eastern North Carolina that used to be a part of the ancient ocean floor!
North Carolina's Museum of Life and Science opened their Pre-History Trail in 1967, but damage by Hurricane Fran in 1996 forced the museum to close the critically acclaimed exhibit. To fill the pre-historic void the Museum opened the Dinosaur Trail in 2009. Bring out the kids to get them spooked and pumped about prehistoric species.
The Museum of Life + Science also offers interactive exhibits like: