April 3, 2021 Update
We make every effort to update this page in a timely manner. Dinosaur National Monument spans over 210,000 acres and ranges in elevation from 4,700 ft to over 9,000 ft above sea level. Conditions can vary widely from one area of the monument to another. Be prepared for possible changing conditions throughout the monument.
Dinosaur Quarry and Cub Creek Area
Cub Creek Road including Josie Morris Cabin Road: open.
Split Mountain Road: open.
Green River Campground: closed. Anticipated to open with water on by April 16.
Split Mountain Campground: open for first-come, first-served primitive camping, no water. Anticipated to open with water on for groups by April 16. Reservations for groups in Split Mountain begin April 17.
Fossil Discovery Trail: open.
Sound of Silence Trail: open. Trail booklet available at trailhead.
Desert Voices Trail: open.
River Trail: open. Leashed pets permitted. Pick up and dispose of pet waste.
Lizard Petroglyph Trail: open.
Box Canyon Trail: open.
Hog Canyon Trail: open.
Rainbow Park & Island Park Area
Island Park Road: open. Possible muddy or rutted areas. Road is impassible when wet due to muddy conditions.
McKee Springs Petroglyph Trail: open.
Rainbow Park Campground: open, no water available.
Harpers Corner & Echo Park Areas
Harpers Corner Road: road open 5 miles to Plug Hat Butte. Harpers Corner Road is then closed beyond that point. Snow removal at higher elevations along this road are ongoing. Anticipated to open past Plug Hat Butte by April 17. Drivers who access the Harpers Corner Road via country roads will find locked gates on the sections of Harpers Corner Road that remain closed.
Echo Park Road: Not accessible via Harpers Corner Road due to the road's closure at Plug Hat Butte. Expected to have areas of mud and snow.
Yampa Bench Road: open, but not recommended even for 4WD and high clearance. Road is in poor condition, extremely muddy, rutted, with very deep sand in areas. Drivers on county roads attempting to access the east end of the Yampa Bench Road may encounter deep snow and mud.
Echo Park Campground: open, no water available. Not accessible via Harpers Corner Road due to the road's closure at Plug Hat Butte. Travel via the Yampa Bench Road is not recomended due to areas of deep mud and snow.
Plug Hat Butte Area Trails: open.
Ruple Point Trail: trailhead not accessible via Harpers Corner Road due to the road's closure at Plug Hat Butte.
Harpers Corner Trail: trailhead not accessible via Harpers Corner Road due to the road's closure at Plug Hat Butte.
Deerlodge Park Area
Deerlodge Road: clear.
Deerlodge Park Campground: open, no water available.
Jones Hole Area
Jones Hole Trail: open.
Gates of Lodore Area
Colorado HWY 318: open.
Moffat County HWY 34 & 34N: open. Some washboard areas within monument.
Gates of Lodore Trail: open. Trail booklet available at trailhead.
Gates of Lodore Campground: open, no water available.