Dinosaur National Monument

Who's Who at the Park

Support Your Park There are many ways to provide support for your park. Purchases at the bookstore operated by the cooperating association, Intermountain Natural History Association, help fund educational programs and ranger programs in the park. Becoming a volunteer is a rewarding experience and a way to see your ...

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Camping

Campgrounds There are six developed campgrounds at Dinosaur National Monument--three in the Dinosaur Quarry Area and three in the Canyon Area. There are also many backcountry camping opportunities, including two designated backcountry sites at Ely Creek in Jones Hole Canyon. Temporary Visitor Center Area Camping Green River Campground Split Mountain Campground (group camping) Rainbow Park Campground Canyon Area Camping Echo Park Campground (individual ...

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History

Cultural History Dinosaur National Monument's cultural history dates back 10,000 years. The Yampa and Green Rivers have provided water for survival in an arid country. Indian rock art in the form of petroglyphs and pictographs provide evidence that many people have come before us. The Fremont Indians lived in the ...

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Just For Kids

For Kids Dinosaur National Monument has a Junior Ranger program available for children at no cost. Children are given a booklet with age-appropriate activities and complete a number of the activities based on their age. They are given a Junior Ranger badge upon completion. Junior Rangers pledge to take care of ...

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Dinosaur Fossils In Utah Inspire 'Jr. Paleontologists'

July 2, 2008, 7:57 am
Millions of years ago, northeastern Utah was a hot spot for dinosaurs. Today, people travel to the Dinosaur National Monument located on the borders of Colorado and Utah to see the leftover dinosaur bones. Visitors can see as many as 1,500 Jurassic-era fossils exposed on the cliff face of ...

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Fewer funds, more visitors hurt national parks?

April 28, 2008, 12:13 pm
It's no wonder that Dinosaur National Monument, on the Utah-Colorado border, now has the worst visitor satisfaction ratings in the entire National Park Service — disappointing news disclosed during the current National Parks Week.For two years, its world-famous visitor center — enclosing a cliff where 1,500 dinosaur bones in ...

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