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


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Where To Eat

There are no restaurants within Dinosaur National Monument. However, several picnic areas provide a relaxing atmosphere with a view.

Picnic Area Locations


Area Restaurants
Local communities provide a variety of opportunities for your dining experience. Local organizations can provide current information on opportunities within their communities.

Utah Welcome Center
Jensen, UT
(435) 789-4002

Colorado Welcome Center
Dinosaur, CO
(970) 374-2205
Dinosaurland Travel Board
Vernal, UT
(435) 789-6932
(800) 477-5558
Rangely Chamber of Commerce
Rangely, CO
(970) 675-5290
Craig Chamber of Commerce
Craig, CO
(800) 864-4405

Did You Know?

Photo of paleontologist Earl Douglass.

Paleontologist Earl Douglass first came to Utah looking for mammal fossils. He returned in 1909 and discovered an immense deposit of dinosaur bones, now protected at Dinosaur National Monument. Although made famous by dinosaurs, Douglass died preferring his beloved mammal fossils over dinosaurs.