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

    Dinosaur

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Laws & Policies

On this page you will find laws and policies directly related to Dinosaur National Monument.

 

1915 Presidential Proclamation
This proclamation by President Woodrow Wilson established the original 80-acre national monument to protect the Carnegie Dinosaur Quarry. download adobe pdf…

 

1938 Presidential Proclamation
This proclamation by President Franklin D Roosevelt expanded the monument boundaries by adding portions of the Green and Yampa rivers. download adobe pdf…

 

Superintendent's Compendium
Visit this page to find the most recent version of the Superintendent's Compendium which details and monument-specific designations, closures, permit requirements and other restrictions.

Did You Know?

Photo of tilted rock layers at sunrise.

Dinosaur National Monument's geology is a feast for the mind and the eye. The rock layers, which have been tilted by folding, expose a variety of colors and textures.