Harpers Corner Road Closed for Winter
The Harpers Corner Road is closed for the winter at Plug Hat Picnic Area which is approximately five miles from US Highway 40. 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 »
Many activities, including gatherings, operating a business within the monument, scientific research, commercial filming and river boating in Dinosaur National Monument require a permit. The purpose of these permits is to ensure the protection of the park's natural and cultural resources, as well as to minimize conflicts between park visitors and your guests.
Review the information below to determine which type of permit you need. Contact the monument at (435) 781-7700 if you have any questions. Fees may be required, where applicable.
Special Uses Permit
Commercial Filming & Photography Permit
Research & Collecting Permit
Boating & Rafting Permit
Backcountry Camping Permit
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.