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May 03, 2017
Dinosaur National Monument Teams Up with the National Highway Safety Administration for the National Parks Click It or Ticket Campaign
As the summer kicks off and families hit the road, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Park Service (NPS) are teaming up to increase seat belt use in and around national parks this summer.

April 26, 2017
Tourism to Dinosaur National Monument Creates Over $20 Million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 304,312 visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in 2016 spent $ 18,084,200 in communities near the park. That spending supported 244 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20,457,600.

April 13, 2017
Island Park / Rainbow Park Roads Reopen
The Island Park and Rainbow Park Roads will reopen to the public on Friday, April 14, 2017.

March 24, 2017
Island Park / Rainbow Park Roads Remain Closed Due to Damage
Monument staff and engineers from the Federal Highway Administration recently assessed the Island Park and Rainbow Park roads to determine the extent of the damage caused by flooding over the winter. The roads are currently closed near the monument boundary.

March 02, 2017
Rainbow Park/Island Park Road Closed Due to Damage
Acting Superintendent Eric Gabriel announced the immediate closure of the Rainbow Park/Island Park Road at the monument boundary due to significant road damage.

January 19, 2017
2016 Visitation at Dinosaur National Monument Increases 4%
December visitation numbers for Dinosaur National Monument showed a 13.8% increase for the month over 2015 statistics, with the year ending with an overall increase over 2015. On December 31, recreational visits for the year tallied a total of 304,314 – a 4.3% increase over the 2015 annual visitation.

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