Campgrounds

Map showing the locations of the campgrounds within the monument.
Dinosaur National Monument Campgrounds
 

Enjoy the crackling of a campfire and sleep under a canopy of stars in Dinosaur National Monument. With six different campgrounds located around the monument and over 120 sites to choose from, options are plentiful. Three campgrounds are located on the Utah side of the monument (Green River is the shortest distance from the Dinosaur Quarry) and the other three are on the Colorado side. Prices for each campground vary with the seasons and availability of water. Check postings at each campground or contact the visitor center for more information.

 


 
Line drawing of a mother black bear and two cubs standing to her left

Dinosaur National Monument is black bear country. Proper food storage is required at all monument campgrounds. Visit our page on camping in bear country for more information. Email us or call (435) 781-7700 if you have any other questions.

 

Group Camping

The Split Mountain Campground has 4 sites that can be reserved through Recreation.gov for groups from 8 to 25 people. Echo Park Campground has one group site that can accomodate groups of 8 to 25 people. The Echo Park Campground group site can be also be reserved through Recreation.gov.

 

Backcountry Camping

Camping is allowed in the monument's backcountry. Campsites along the Green and Yampa Rivers are reserved for boaters during the high use season. Designated backcountry campsites at Ely Creek may be reserved by calling the Quarry Visitor Center.
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Last updated: February 16, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4545 Hwy 40
Dinosaur, CO 81610

Phone:

(435) 781-7700

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