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Dinosaur National Monument Announces Winter Visitor Center Hours

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Date: October 31, 2007
Contact: Carla Beasley, (435) 781-7700

Beginning October 29, 2007, the park visitor center in Dinosaur, Colorado, is closed for the winter season, reopening next March. The Colorado Welcome Center, located at the junction of Highway 64 and US 40 in Dinosaur, Colorado, is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. through November 30 (closed November 22 for the Thanksgiving holiday).

The park visitor center near Jensen, Utah, is open daily 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Memorial Day Weekend next spring. The visitor center will be closed on the following federal holidays: November 22, December 25, and January 1. For more information, contact the park at (435) 781-7700.


Did You Know?

Picture of lizard resting on a rock.

Dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago, but lizards are still a common sight at Dinosaur National Monument. The small, inquisitive reptiles have endured on Earth for more than 300 million years, far outlasting their giant cousins.