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Dinosaur National Monument, UT

National Park Service

Overview

Dinosaurs once roamed here. Their fantastic remains are still visible embedded in the rocks. Today, the mountains, desert and untamed rivers flowing in deep canyons, support an array of life. Petroglyphs hint at earlier cultures. Later, homesteaders and outlaws found refuge here. Whether your passion is science, adventure, history or scenery, Dinosaur offers much to explore.

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Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • CLIMBING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Dinosaur National Monument
11625 E 1500 S
Jensen,UT,84035
Phone: (435) 781 7700
Email: dino_information@nps.gov

Directions:

Dinosaur National Monument covers over 210,000 acres in Colorado and Utah. Dinosaur Fossils are only viewable on the Utah side of the Monument. Begin your journey at the Quarry Visitor Center, seven miles north of Jensen, Utah. During the summer, shuttles take visitors to the Quarry Exhibit Hall, the primary place to see dinosaur fossils. On the Colorado side, the Canyon Visitor Center is the main entrance to the to the dramatic scenery of the Green and Yampa Rivers. From here you can access the Harpers Corner Scenic Drive. Echo Park, and the Yampa Bench Roads. There are no fossils in the Colorado side of the monument. Internet Mapping Many internet-based mapping services do not have correct locations for Dinosaur National Monument's visitor centers. The addresses below will help give better directions. Quarry Visitor Center 11625 E 1500 S Jensen, UT 84035 Canyon Visitor Center 4545 Highway 40 Dinosaur, CO 81610

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