Harpers Corner Road Closed for Winter
The Harpers Corner Road is closed for the winter at Plug Hat Picnic Area which is approximately five miles from US Highway 40. More »
Ely Creek Backcountry Campsites Closed
The Ely Creek backcountry campsites located along the Jones Hole Trail have been closed until further notice due to bear activity in the area. More »
Fall 2008 Visitor Center Hours
Beginning August 25, 2008, the park visitor center in Dinosaur, Colorado, is open on a limited schedule.
August 25 through 31, the Canyon Area Visitor Center in Dinosaur, Colorado, will be open Wednesday through Sunday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The visitor center will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.
September 1 through October 26, the Canyon Area Visitor Center in Dinosaur, Colorado, will be open Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. The visitor center will be closed Monday through Friday.
For more information, contact the park at (435) 781-7700.
Did You Know?
Do you know the difference between a petroglyph (pictured here) and a pictograph? Petroglyphs are images pecked into rock while pictographs are painted images. Dinosaur National Monument preserves both forms of Native American rock art.