Plan Your Visit

Visitors gaze at the "Wall of Bones" at the Quarry Exhibit Hall.

The Quarry Exhibit Hall allows visitors a comfortable place to view the "Wall of Bones" which contains 1,500 dinosaur fossils still embedded in the cliff face.



Come Discover Dinosaur!

Most people come to see dinosaur fossils and there are 1,500 bones of these amazing creatures still encased in the rock at the Dinosaur Quarry Exhibit Hall. But there is more to see here beyond the amazing fossils. Go whitewater rafting and star gazing. Explore mountains and canyons. Watch wildlife and photograph wildflowers. Contemplate historic cabins and Fremont rock art. Dinosaur offers countless opportunities for discovery and we hope you will have fun, make lifelong memories, and develop a deep connection to this special place.

This "Plan Your Visit" section has all kinds of helpful tips about things to do, places to go, eating & sleeping, and current conditions. Dig deeper for information about accessibility, directions, operating hours & seasons, fees & passes, reservations & permits, and brochures.

Visit the official online store for books, maps,and guides to the park. Operated by the nonprofit Intermountain Natural HistoryAssociation, store proceeds directly benefit Dinosaur National Monument.


Basic Monument Information
Need to find out operating hours, monument fees, weather, current conditions or what you can do with pets? Start on our basic information page. If you need other information that you cannot find on our website, feel free to email or call us at (435) 781-7700.

Directions & Transportation
The directions & transportation page has more information about how to get to the monument, drive times and maps.
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Visitor Centers
Dinosaur National Monument has two visitor centers where you can obtain information on the monument.
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The monument has several campgrounds located in both Colorado and Utah.
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Pets are permitted in monument, but there are rules and restrictions regarding where they are allowed.
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Dinosaur features miles of trails plus unlimited cross country travel oppportunies.
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River Rafting/Boating
The Green and Yampa Rivers provide world class rafting. More information…


Information about accessibility at facilities and services available in Dinosaur National Monument may help you better plan your visit. More information...

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