Plan Your Visit

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The Quarry Exhibit Hall allows visitors a comfortable place no matter what the weather to view the "Wall of Bones" which contains 1,500 dinosaur fossils still embedded in the cliff face.



Come Discover Dinosaur!

Most people come to see dinosaur fossils and there are 1,500 bones of these amazing creatures still encased in the rock at the Dinosaur Quarry Exhibit Hall. But there is more to see here beyond the amazing fossils. Go whitewater rafting and star gazing. Explore mountains and canyons. Watch wildlife and photograph wildflowers. Contemplate historic cabins and Fremont rock art. Dinosaur offers countless opportunities for discovery and we hope you will have fun, make lifelong memories, and develop a deep connection to this special place.

This "Plan Your Visit" section has all kinds of helpful tips about things to do, places to go, eating & sleeping, and current conditions. Dig deeper for information about accessibility, directions, operating hours & seasons, fees & passes, and reservations & permits.

Visit the official online store for books, maps,and guides to the park. Operated by the nonprofit Intermountain Natural History Association, store proceeds directly benefit Dinosaur National Monument.

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Basic Monument Information
Need to find out operating hours, monument fees, weather, current conditions or what you can do with pets? Start on our basic information page. If you need other information that you cannot find on our website, feel free to email or call us at (435) 781-7700.

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Directions & Transportation
The directions & transportation page has more information about how to get to the monument, drive times and maps.
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Fees & Passes

Find out the rates for the monument entrance fees or various passes that are available.

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Visitor Centers
Dinosaur National Monument has two visitor centers where you can obtain information on the monument.

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The monument has several campgrounds located in both Colorado and Utah. Opportunities for backcountry camping are also available

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Pets are permitted in monument, but there are rules and restrictions regarding where they are allowed.

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Dinosaur features miles of hiking trails, plus unlimited cross country travel opportunities.

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River Rafting/Boating
The Green and Yampa Rivers provide world class river rafting and boating.

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Information about accessible facilities and services may help you plan your visit to Dinosaur National Monument.

Last updated: November 22, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

4545 Hwy 40
Dinosaur, CO 81610


435 781-7700

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