Nearby Attractions

Dinosaur National Monument is surrounded by a variety of public lands including both state and federal. The monument is also with a days drive of many other National Park Service sites. You can also visit Dinosaurland for travel and tourism information on the Utah side of the monument or Moffat County Tourism for information on the Colorado side.

Nearby Attractions within an Hour Drive

Exhibit in the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum

Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum
The museum features exhibits that preserve and reveal the wealth of Earth's geologic history found within the Uinta Basin.
496 East Main Street
Vernal, UT 84078-2605

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
This rugged wildland stretches from Wyoming high deserts to the forested slopes of Utah's Uinta Mountains. Flaming Gorge lends itself to many memorable outdoor adventures.
Ashley National Forest
355 North Vernal Avenue
Vernal, UT 84078
(435) 789-1181


Ashley National Forest
Ashley National Forest is located in northeastern Utah and Wyoming. It encompasses 1,384,132 National Forest acres. Elevations range from 6,000 feet to over 13,500 feet.
355 North Vernal Avenue
Vernal, UT 84078
(435) 789-1181

Fantasy Canyon

Bureau of Land Management
Vernal Field Office
The BLM manages 1,725,500 acres in northeastern Utah including the Uinta Basin, the east and west Tavaputs Plateaus, the Eastern Uinta Mountains, the Book Cliffs, Diamond Mountain, Nine Mile Canyon, and Browns Park.
170 South 500 East
Vernal, UT 84078
(435) 781-4400

Jones Hole Fish Hatchery

Jones Hole National Fish Hatchery
Located on the boundary of Dinosaur National Monument at the start of the Jones Hole Trail, the hatchery provides management and production of trout for mitigation of Colorado River Storage Project waters of the Upper Colorado River System and to meet Tribal trust responsibilities on Native American land.
Vernal Office Address (not fish hatchery location)
1380 South 2350 West
Vernal, UT 84078
(435) 789-0351


Last updated: December 5, 2014

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4545 Hwy 40
Dinosaur, CO 81610


435 781-7700

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