• Camarasus skull in the cliff face, rafters on the Green River, McKee Springs petroglyphs

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April 08, 2014
Go Wild for Dinosaur National Monument!
Go wild for the fossils, history, nature, and beauty of Dinosaur National Monument during National Park Week, April 19 - 27, 2014.

March 27, 2014
Dinosaur National Monument Expands Services for Spring
Dinosaur National Monument is preparing for a busy summer as it begins opening roads, campgrounds and offering expanded services for spring.

March 07, 2014
Antler Hunters Reminded To Not Collect Inside Dinosaur National Monument
In recent years, antler collecting has become a lucrative endeavor for many people - with antlers being used for everything from chandeliers to dog chews. The National Park Service would like to remind antler hunters on adjacent lands that all items, including deer and elk antlers, within Dinosaur National Monument are protected by law and may not be removed for any reason.

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Dinosaur National Monument Creates Nearly $17 Million in Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 302,858 visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in 2012 spent nearly $17 million in communities near the monument.

Did You Know?

Photo of tilted rock layers at sunrise.

Dinosaur National Monument's geology is a feast for the mind and the eye. The rock layers, which have been tilted by folding, expose a variety of colors and textures.