Ranger-led activities are a great way to discover more about Dinosaur National Monument. Programs are offered from early-June through late September. Additional programs may also be available. Ask at a visitor center. While our programs have ended for the season, below is the description of the programs from 2012.
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)
Fossil Discovery Trail Hike
Night Sky Program
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
Plug Hat Butte Walk 10:00 AM
Canyon Visitor Center Patio Talk 1:30 PM
Did You Know?
Mormon crickets are wingless grasshoppers that swarm across roads through the summer in the western United States. These flightless insects can form such large swarms that the road appears to move and change colors where they cross.