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. The road is tentatively scheduled to open on March 31. 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 »
River Permit Fees
All fees and deposits, except over-length fees, are nonrefundable.
Over-Length Trip Fee
Forms of Payment Accepted
Fees (except overlength fees) may be paid by credit card (Master Card, Visa, Discover, or American Express) by phoning the River Office at (970) 374-2468, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am until Noon, (Mountain Time). We also accept personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders made out to 'National Park Service.' Please include your 4-digit permit number on your check or money order and mail to:
Dinosaur National Monument River Office
Phone: (970) 374-2468 8:00 am - Noon, Monday thru Friday
Did You Know?
Split Mountain, the name John Wesley Powell gave to one of the Dinosaur’s most recognizable features, is aptly named: over millions of years, the Green River has carved a canyon into the center of the mountain, splitting it in two.