Ranger-led activities are a great way to discover more about Dinosaur National Monument. Programs are offered from late May through late September. Additional programs may be available. Ask at a visitor center.
Please Note: Programs may be cancelled due to adverse weather for visitor and employee safety, or staffing shortages caused by emergences such as fire or medical situations.
Quarry Area (Utah Side) Schedule for July 1 through September 7, 2014
Fossil Discovery Trail Hike
Stories Behind the Stars (starts July 16)
Canyon Area (Colorado side) Schedule for July 1 through September 7, 2014
Plug Hat Butte Walk
Harpers Corner Photo Workshop
Echo Park by Moonlight
Canyon Visitor Center Patio Talks
Did You Know?
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.