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

    Dinosaur

    National Monument CO,UT

Hiking Trails Along Cub Creek Road

On the Utah side of the park, several trails of various lengths allow visitors to explore the scenery, geology, plant and animal life found within Dinosaur National Monument. The Fossil Discovery Trail even provides the chance to discover fossils "in the wild" just as Earl Douglass or other paleontologists may have in the past. Click on the links below to find out more information on the various trails.

 
Craggy white sandstone.

The Hog Canyon Trail offers close and personal views of the craggy face of Split Mountain.

NPS Photo/Mike Weinstein

Fossil Discovery Trail

Desert Voices Trail

Sound of Silence Trail

River Trail

Hog Canyon Trail

Box Canyon Trail

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.