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 »
Sound of Silence Trail
Brochures: Trail brochure available at the Quarry Visitor Center. A special brochure for Fossil enthusiasts with in depth descriptions of the fossils found in the rock layers is available for download here. A special brochure for Geology enthusiasts with in depth descriptions of the geology of each rock formation is available for download here. (Please Note: Only the general trail brochure is available at the Quarry Visitor Center. The Fossil and Geology enthusiast brochures are only available online).
Did You Know?
Dinosaurs were a remarkably successful group of animals. They lived on the Earth for 160 million years. The fossils at Dinosaur National Monument represent only 10 of the many dinosaur species that existed during that long era.