• Camarasus skull in the cliff face, rafters on the Green River, McKee Springs petroglyphs

    Dinosaur

    National Monument CO,UT

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  • Portion of Echo Park Closed Due to Mountain Lion Activity

    The closed area includes the group campsite (other campsites remain open), river access area, the adjacent restroom, water spigot and the path following the Green River upstream to its confluence with the Yampa River. A fresh animal kill is in the area.

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What is a Junior Ranger?
Junior Rangers help to preserve National Parks; they learn about Dinosaur National Monument, have fun, and are our representatives to their friends, families, and schoolmates back home. Junior Rangers spread their new knowledge about Parks and continue to use good environmental practices.

 
Dinosaur Junior Ranger badge

How can you become a Junior Ranger?
To become a Junior Ranger at Dinosaur National Monument, stop by one of the park visitor center's and ask for your free book. Once you have completed the number of activities for your age group, bring it back to the visitor center to have it checked. You will be sworn in as a Dinosaur National Monument Junior Ranger and presented with your badge. During the summer, you can also attend a free junior ranger program given by one of our park rangers.

 

Junior Ranger Book
Can't wait until you visit Dinosaur National Monument? You can download a copy of our Junior Ranger Activity Book and print it yourself.

Did You Know?

Split Mountain

Split Mountain, the name John Wesley Powell gave to one of the Dinosaur’s most recognizable features, is aptly named: over millions of years, the Green River has carved a canyon into the center of the mountain, splitting it in two.