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

    Dinosaur

    National Monument CO,UT

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  • Portion of Echo Park Closed Due to Mountain Lion Activity

    The closed area includes the group campsite (other campsites remain open), river access area, the adjacent restroom, water spigot and the path following the Green River upstream to its confluence with the Yampa River. A fresh animal kill is in the area.

Road Closures

Many of the roads through Dinosaur National Monument can become impassable due to snow, rain, or runoff. During the winter months, few monument roads are plowed, which can make vehicle use difficult or impossible. Become familiar with forecasted weather conditions before driving on unpaved roads – do not attempt to drive on unpaved roads when rain or other moisture is forecasted.

Did You Know?

Picture of mormon cricket perched on a blade of grass.

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.