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


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Things To Do

Rafts on Green River.
A boat trip through one of Dinosaur's  river canyons can be the experience of a lifetime.
NPS Photo/Mike Weinstein

Dinosaurs once roamed here, their stories captured in the rock around you. However, that is only one chapter in a billion years of Earth's history exposed in the monument's striking scenery.

Dinosaur National Monument contains famous fossil finds, dramatic river canyons, mysterious petroglyphs, and endless opportunities for adventure. All of this awaits your discovery.

Start your journey at one of the monument's visitor centers. Drive the Tour of the Tilted Rocks or take a scenic drive on the Harpers Corner Road. Experience one of the monument's many hiking trails. Soak up the adventure on a river rafting trip. Discover dinosaur and other fossils. Join a ranger for a guided program. Park staff offer talks, walks, junior ranger, evening and night sky programs. Stay overnight at a campground. Enjoy night skies while stargazing. Or just lounge by the river and take in all that Dinosaur National Monument has to offer.


Things to Do Outside the Monument
In addition to the many activities found within the monument, the area abounds with a wide variety of public lands, recreational resources and visitor services. Click on the links to area Chambers of Commerce or tourism bureaus to learn more about all that the Dinosaur National Monument region has to offer. Also check out our nearby attractions page.

Colorado Side of the Monument

Colorado Welcome Center located in Dinosaur, Colorado

Moffat County Tourism - Visitor Information & Virtual Tour

Craig Chamber of Commerce

Rangely Chamber of Commerce

Utah Side of the Monument

Utah Welcome Center located in Jensen, Utah

Dinosaurland Travel Board

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.