Filming location in Jurassic Park Series

Filming Location
T-Rex Paddock

T-Rex escapes its enclosure during a power outage, terrorizing the cars that were stranded there. This nail-biting scene was shot in the Island of Kauai in the United States. For the exact filming location, read on or click the map pin icon in our navigation section.

“God creates dinosaurs, God destroys dinosaurs. God creates Man, man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs” – Dr. Ian Malcolm

“Dinosaurs eat man….. Woman inherits the earth” – Dr. Ellie Sattler

Where was T-Rex Paddock filmed?

The adrenaline-pumping T-Rex escape sequence took place on Waikoko Forest Management Road, located near Kauai, in Hawaii, United States. This jungle-like setting contributed to the scene’s sense of isolation and imminent danger, making it a memorable cinematic moment.

Waikoko Forest Management Road served exclusively as the daytime backdrop to showcase the stunning natural scenery. For the night sequences, Stage 16 at Warner Brothers Studios was utilized, where a life-sized T-Rex animatronic was employed to create a realistic and thrilling atmosphere.

More about Waikoko Forest Management Road:

The road is part of a larger forest reserve and is often used for various recreational activities like hiking. Its lush, dense foliage makes it an ideal backdrop for intense, adventure-driven scenes. However, please note that public access might be limited, and it is advisable to check local guidelines before planning a visit.

The scene filmed at Waikoko Forest Management Road:

T-Rex Escape Scene
(Jurassic Park 1993)
This is the unforgettable moment where the T-Rex breaks free from its paddock to confront Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Dr. Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), and the kids, Lex and Tim. The electric fence fails, allowing the dinosaur to escape and attack the vehicles, leaving the characters in a life-threatening situation.

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