July 02, 2015
Ecklund Fire Crews Scale Down Due to Minimal Activity
Due to minimal activity over the past two days, fire crews on the Ecklund Fire are beginning mop up and demobilization activities.
July 01, 2015
Dinosaur Centennial Events in July Celebrate History & Heritage
Monument staff and community partners are offering a variety of History & Heritage themed events in the month of July as part of the Dinosaur Centennial.
June 30, 2015
Ecklund Fire Grows an Additional 100 Acres
Fire crews at Dinosaur National Monument continue suppression efforts on a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along the Green River’s Lodore Canyon.
June 29, 2015
Firefighters Respond to Fire at Ecklund Draw in Dinosaur National Monument
Fire crews at Dinosaur National Monument are responding to a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along the Green River’s Lodore Canyon.
June 25, 2015
River Campsites at Pot Creek Closed Due to Bear Activity
Monument staff have closed the river campsites at Pot Creek which located along the Green River in the Canyon of the Lodore until further notice due to bear activity in the area.
June 23, 2015
Searchers Recover and Identify Body of Missing Rafter
The Moffat County Coroner’s office today released the name of a 34-year old man from Denver who perished in a rafting accident on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Saturday, June 20, 2015.
June 22, 2015
Searchers Recover Body of Missing Rafter
The body of a missing rafter has been recovered by search and rescue staff from Dinosaur National Monument, Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado Parks and Wildlife near Triplet Falls on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument.
June 21, 2015
Search Underway for Missing Rafter
Search and Rescue staff from Dinosaur National Monument, Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are responding to an apparent drowning that occurred at Triplet Falls along the Green River at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 20.
June 12, 2015
Dinosaur Centennial Events in June Celebrate Rivers & Recreation
Monument staff and community partners are offering a variety of River & Recreation themed events in the month of June as part of the Dinosaur Centennial.
April 29, 2015
Tourism to Dinosaur National Monument in 2014 Creates over $16 million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 250,624 visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in 2014 spent $14,298,400 in communities near the monument. That spending supported 194 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $16,059,100.
January 07, 2015
Dinosaur National Monument Debuts Centennial Logo and Invites Community Participation
Dinosaur National Monument turns 100 years old on October 4, 2015 and is looking for community partners to help spread the word and join the celebration.
December 03, 2014
Paleontologists Remove Damaged Fossil from Trail
On Tuesday, December 2nd, Dr. Brooks Britt from Brigham Young University (BYU) removed the remaining portion of a juvenile sauropod humerus that was vandalized in early September. Monument staff assessed the condition of the bone after it was damaged to see if it would be possible to leave the fossil in place on the trail.