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Dinosaur National Monument Announces Winter Visitor Center Hours
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?
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.