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Dinosaur National Monument Announces Fall Visitor Center Hours
Contact: Carla Beasley, (435) 781-7700
Beginning September 4, 2007, fall operating hours for the park visitor center in Dinosaur, Colorado, will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. It will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. This visitor center will close for the season on October 29.
The visitor center near Jensen, Utah, is open daily 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Memorial Day Weekend next spring.
As the temperatures become cooler, fall is an excellent time to visit Dinosaur National Monument. Hiking trails lead visitors to scenic overlooks, rock art, dinosaur fossil fragments, and other interesting features. For more information, contact the park at (435) 781-7700.
Did You Know?
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.