• 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.

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July 10, 2014
Dinosaur National Monument Adds New Programs to 2014 Summer Shedule
Park Rangers at Dinosaur National Monument offer a variety of public programs from guided hikes and campground evening programs to the very popular Junior Ranger Program.

June 19, 2014
A Robot Among the Dinosaurs
A team of scientists from the Museum of Paleontology, Department of Geological Sciences, and the Museum of Peoples and Cultures of Brigham Young University along with Dinosaur National Monument staff recently conducted the first phase of a mapping project for the famous wall of bones.

June 03, 2014
Mark Foust Named Superintendent of Dinosaur National Monument
Mark Foust, a 26 year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been named superintendent for Dinosaur National Monument which straddles the northeastern Utah and northwestern Colorado border.

April 30, 2014
Dinosaur National Monument Opens Ely Creek Backcountry Campsites
The two backcountry campsites at Ely Creek, located along the Jones Hole Trail, are now open.

Did You Know?

Raft going through rapids.

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.