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

    Dinosaur

    National Monument CO,UT

Road Work in Dinosaur National Monument in April

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Date: April 6, 2008
Contact: Carla Beasley, (435) 781-7700

Dinosaur National Monument staff will upgrade the gravel sections of Cub Creek Road from April 9th through April 11th. Visitors should expect delays on the last two miles of Cub Creek Road, the first mile of Blue Mountain Road, and the river access road at Placer Point. Although the roads will remain open to visitors, traffic may be held up to two hours before vehicles will be allowed through.

Did You Know?

Photo of paleontologist Earl Douglass.

Paleontologist Earl Douglass first came to Utah looking for mammal fossils. He returned in 1909 and discovered an immense deposit of dinosaur bones, now protected at Dinosaur National Monument. Although made famous by dinosaurs, Douglass died preferring his beloved mammal fossils over dinosaurs.