Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument

Park Regulations & Safety


Pets are welcome at Dinosaur National Monument. However, as a unit in the National Park Service there are several regulations that are enforced within the park. Pets are not allowed in any of the buildings or on any hiking trail within the park. Pets must be restrained on a leash no longer then 6 feet and can not be left unattended. Service dogs are allowed, as granted by law. Dinosaur National Monument weather is semi-arid with hot summers and little to no shade. Please do not leave your pets in vehicles during hot weather. Nearby local communities may have kennels for your pets. Contact local organizations to locate a kennel.

Utah Welcome Center
Jensen, UT
(435) 789-4002

Colorado Welcome Center
Dinosaur, CO
(970) 374-2205

Dinosaurland Travel Board
Vernal, UT
(435) 789-6932
(800) 477-5558    

Rangely Chamber of Commerce
Rangely, CO
(970) 675-5290

Craig Chamber of Commerce
Craig, CO
(800) 864-4405