• 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.

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?

Picture of dinosaur skull.

Dinosaurs were a remarkably successful group of animals. They lived on the Earth for 160 million years. The fossils at Dinosaur National Monument represent only 10 of the many dinosaur species that existed during that long era.