Dinosaur National Monument

Map of Dinosaur

Latitude, Longitude: 40.245991, -108.980286

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New Dinosaur Species Discovered at Dinosaur National Monument

February 24, 2010, 6:47 am
Scientists, such as Dan Chure, refer to sauropods, the massive, long-necked plant-eating dinosaurs, as "headless wonders." Not only are their noggins puny in relation to their colossal bodies, but very rarely do paleontologists ever recover complete sauropod skulls, said Chure, of Dinosaur National Monument. But a new species unearthed ...

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Sound of Silence Hiking Trail

Sound of Silence Hiking Trail This moderate to diffi cult, 3-mile (4.8 km) loop trail provides a hike into interesting rock layers where the beauty and silence of this landscape can be experienced. A ¼-mile trail connects the Sound of Silence Trail with the Desert Voices trail. A trail guide is available ...

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Josie Bassett Morris Homesite.

Josie Bassett Morris Homesite. Wild and dangerous, romantic and adventurous, the American West is for most people today an almost mythological world, one separated from ours by time, technology, and civilization. Yet, for Josie Bassett Morris, the Wild West was a stark reality. Josie lived most of her 90 years of life in ...

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River Hiking Trail

River Hiking Trail This easy 1-mile (1.6 km), one-way trail links the Green River and Split Mountain Campgrounds. Enjoy the river landscape and perhaps glimpse some of the varied wildlife that depends on the river environment. Directions This easy 1-mile (1.6 km), one-way trail links the Green River and Split Mountain ...

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Split Mountain Campground

Split Mountain Campground Split Mountain Campground is four miles east of the Temporary Visitor Center at the Split Mountain boat ramp. It functions as a group campground during the high-visitation season. It serves as a general purpose campground in the off-season. There are four group sites. Each site is shaded and ...

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Rainbow Park Campground

Rainbow Park Campground Rainbow Park Campground is 26 miles from the Temporary Visitor Center. It is located on a dirt road that is impassable when wet. The campground is on the Green River at the boat ramp at the head of Split Mountain Canyon. Rainbow Park Campground has three shady sites ...

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Fossil Discovery hiking trail

Fossil Discovery hiking trail (1 mile one-way; moderately easy): The Fossil Discovery Trail Guide brochure provides information about the rock layers along the trail. Contact staff at the visitor center to drive to the upper trailhead for a one-way hike, meeting the bus back at the visitor center. The trail ...

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Green River Campground

Green River Campground Green River Campground is five miles east of the Temporary Visitor Center, accessible via the park tour road. Green River Campground has 80 sites which are suitable for tents or RVs. Each site has a picnic table and firepit. Drinking water and plumbed toilets are available. There are ...

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