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

    Dinosaur

    National Monument CO,UT

Short Hiking Trails

Craggy wall of sandstone

The Hog Canyon trail offers a close and personal view of the craggy face of Split Mountain.

NPS PHOTO/Mike Weinstein

These trails are all less than 1 mile long.

Cold Desert Trail
Plug Hat 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.