March 2010 Construction Update Blog
The construction pre-meeting was held on March 15 and the contractor has began to move equipment to the site.
Before construction can begin, the model Stegosaurus that resides at the visitor center had to be moved. With a front-loader, the model was lifted off the ground and staff used ropes while walking along side to “wrangle” the dinosaur and ensure it was not damaged in the move.
Did You Know?
Whitewater rafting is a popular way to experience the remote canyon areas at Dinosaur National Monument. You can take a licensed commercial rafting trip or you can tackle the river on your own, provided you have a permit, the correct equipment and the necessary experience.