Welcome to Rocky's Retreat - Where Every Room is a Museum

Rocky says "Roar"

Stay with us at Rocky's Retreat on Indian Point. This family oriented resort features dinosaur themed rooms, pool, dinosaur rides, T-Rex exhibit, themed store, arcade, gem mining sluice, dinosaur themed food, gourmet ice cream and dinosaur educational activities including fossil excavations that align with Next Generation Science standards. We are conveniently located near Silver Dollar City and walking distance to Table Rock Lake. For all families who love dinosaurs, this is the place to visit. Enjoy your stay, where every room is a museum.

Plan Your Stay


Reserve a room at Rocky's Retreat and your herd will enjoy their time with our dinosaurs.

Family arriving at the retreat

Check your herd into a world of adventure


Under our roof, the dinosaurs roam. From morning to night there are endless things to do at Rocky's Retreat to entertain every member of your herd.

  • The Dino Encounters Show
  • Ride Rocky's Friends
  • Visit Tinker's Fossil Skeleton
  • Swim in our Pool
  • Shop at the Mosastorus Bait & Tackle Dinosaur Emporium
  • Grab a bite at Chompers
  • Play in Rocky's Arcade

Tinker is visiting


Tinker, the most intact juvenielle T-Rex ever found is visiting Rocky's Retreat. Come see both dinosaurs and many others.

  • Most complete juvenile T-Rex skeleton
  • Discovered in North Dakota
  • About 16 Years Old
  • About One Quarter full size weight
Tinker
Rooms

Every room is a museum


Every room is a museum at Rocky's Retreat. All the rooms have dinosaur themed decor, fossil replicas and interactive augmented reality artwork. Play our augmented reality dinosaur scavenger hunt and interact with life size dinosaurs around the retreat!

Arcade Games


Have fun playing in Rocky's Arcade. Rocky keeps his arcade air conditioned so you can escape the heat and enjoy the games.

  • Air Hocky
  • Batman
  • Terminator
  • Crusin'
  • Jurassic Park
  • and more...
Rocky's Arcade
Rides

Ride the Dinosaurs!


We have several dinosaurs trained for rides. Try your riding skills out!

  • Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • Velociraptor
  • Triceratops
  • Brachiosaurus

What's happening at Rocky's Retreat

Activities

Activities

Free, fun and educational activities for the whole family to participate in.

  • Jurassic Genius Scavenger Hunt!
  • Character Meet & Greets! Meet Rocky the Trex, Razor a deinonychus, Bumpy an ankylosaurus, Simon a baby brachiosaurus and Scout our Triceratops. Our character have scheduled meet and greets throughout the day!
  • Scientific demonstrations
  • Puzzles - No matter what age, we have a fun dinosaur puzzle for you. Get a sense for the dinosaur anatomy by assembling one of our dinosaur skeleton puzzles.
  • Digs
Events

Events

Whether it is a birthday, baby shower, wedding, or corporate event, consider Rocky’s Retreat as the perfect Cretaceous themed venue.

Take a look at some of our famous birthday party packages.

Entertainment

Entertainment

The Dino Encounters Show with Rocky the Trex - The Dino Encounters Show! Travel back in time 65 million years to the Cretaceous period! Children will get to meet and learn about five different dinosaurs that were all found in North America. Through the use of audience participation, realistic dinosaur puppets, music, humor and special effects, Dino Encounters teaches children about geological time periods, species adaptation, prehistoric environments, the scientific method, and much more! The audience will get to meet and interact with several life size, realistic Dinosaur puppets. Each show lasts 45 minutes to 1 hr and is tailored for the age of the audience prek-8th grade. All information creates a well-researched presentation that aligns with Next Generation Science Standards.

This show has been performed over 700 times at school assemblies, libraries, museums, zoos, churches, civic events, fairs, summer enrichment programs and camps throughout Southern California and across the country on a nationwide tour

Education

Education

Field Trips, School assemblies, Boy Scout and church groups. Our curriculum and hands on interactive presentations align with next generation science standards and Missouri Core requirements. In addition to the Dino Encounters 4.5 Billion years of earth’s history, we have Ice Age Encounters, Mars Encounters and the Science behind Lewis and Clark.

Shopping

Shopping

Check out our Mosastorus Bait & Tackle Dinosaur Emporium! Are you looking for a unique souvenir? You’ll find the latest dinosaur legos, toys, t-shirts, educational toys, and fossils to take home and enjoy as well as the best stocked fishing supplies in the area.

Food

Food

Got a T-Rex size appetite? For breakfast, lunch, dinner and desert, CHOMPERS are dinomite dinobites! Try our Chickenuggetsaurus and our gourmet ice cream!

Fossil Excavations

Fossil Excavations

Do you dream of being a paleontologist? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find a real fossil? Now is your chance to dig for a real fossil and keep what you find! These fossils are imported from the Jurassic Coast of England and are dated to be approximately 150 MYA!

Sluice

Sluice- Discover Fossils, Gemstones, Minerals And More

Visit the Bone Yard and put on your paleontologist hat and sift through pay dirt for fossils and minerals. Will you be the lucky scientist to find a raptor claw or piece of T-rex tooth?. Take your collection home in a keepsake bag, complete with an identification card. Start your fossil collection today.

Crafts

Crafts

Learn about the different fossilization processes or make a dinosaur tooth necklace.

Fossil Types

Fossil Types

Learn about the different fossil types.

Nearby

Nearby

  • Table Rock Lake
  • Silver Dollar City - Two Miles (no traffic!)
  • Indian Point Marina - 500ft
  • Indian Point Campground
  • Branson

Rocky’s Retreat is just two miles south of Silver Dollar City. The largest family owned amusement park in the country complete with roller coasters, water rides, shows, caves, crafts and family dining. In addition, we are less than 500 yards from the famous Table Rock Lake Marina which offers some of the best boating and fishing in the country. Throughout the peninsula are several hiking and nature trails with an abundance of wildlife.

Location


Rocky's Retreat
96 Myrtle Lane
Branson, MO 65616
(417) 338-0251