• 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.

Natural Resources Management

Staff at Dinosaur National Monument perform actions to preserve the natural resources and processes found within the park for the benefit and enjoyment of future getnerations. Actions may include monitoring populations of threatened or endangered species or the removal of invasive non-native plants or animals. The links on this page will provide you more information of some of the natural resource management programs that the monument conducts.

Did You Know?

Picture of lizard resting on a rock.

Dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago, but lizards are still a common sight at Dinosaur National Monument. The small, inquisitive reptiles have endured on Earth for more than 300 million years, far outlasting their giant cousins.