The monument is open 24 hours per day, all year, but some roads and facilities are closed during the winter months.There are no dinosaur fossils visible on the Colorado side of the monument. If you want to see Dinosaur Fossils, you must visit the Utah side of the monument near Jensen, Utah. Because Dinosaur's biggest collection of dinosaur fossils are protected within a secure structure known as the Quarry Exhibit Hall, visits are only allowed during certain hours.
See dates and hours of operation for monument visitor centers below. Transitions from peak to off season hours depend on staffing levels and weather - call with questions.
Utah Side of the Monument
Quarry Visitor Center Seven miles north of Jensen, Utah
The visitor center features a staffed information desk, exhibits, sales area for the Intermountain Natural History Association, and monument film. It is the departure point for trips to see the Dinosaur Quarry. Phone: (435) 781-7700
Colorado Side of the Monument
Canyon Visitor Center Two miles east of Dinosaur, Colorado
Last updated: October 30, 2019