Apply Online for the 2014 High Use Season Multi-Day River Permit Lottery
Starting December 1, 2013 through January 31, 2014 , boaters can apply for the lottery for the 2014 high use season multi-day river permits through Recreation.gov. More »
Ely Creek Backcountry Campsites Closed
The Ely Creek backcountry campsites located along the Jones Hole Trail have been closed until further notice due to bear activity in the area. More »
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.
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
Stories Behind the Stars
Canyon Area (Colorado side)
Programs on the Colorado side are offered when staffing and visitation permit. Notices about programs in this part of the monument will be posted at the Canyon Visitor Center. Past programs have included:
Plug Hat Butte Walk
Canyon Visitor Center Patio Talk
Did You Know?
Dinosaur National Monument is as famous for its dramatic canyon scenery as it is for its dinosaur fossils.