• Camarasus skull in the cliff face, rafters on the Green River, McKee Springs petroglyphs

    Dinosaur

    National Monument CO,UT

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Nearby Attractions

Dinosaur National Monument is surrounded by a variety of public lands including both state and federal. The monument is also with a days drive of many other National Park Service sites.

Nearby attractions within an hour drive:

Utah Field House of Natural History, Vernal

Red Fleet State Park, Vernal

Steinaker State Park, Vernal

Ashley National Forest, Vernal

Bureau of Land Management, Vernal Field Office

Bureau of Land Management, White River Office (Meeker)

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area

Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge

Jones Hole National Fish Hatchery

Ouray National Wildlife Refuge

Dinosaurland Travel Board

Did You Know?

Peregrine chicks on cliff.

A population of peregrine falcons has been established at Dinosaur National Monument. The park's rugged canyons make ideal habitat for the once endangered raptor. Fossils show that dinosaurs evolved into birds--and so still live in modified form at Dinosaur.