The Echo Park Campground Group Site is located approximately 800 feet east of the actual campground. The group site is within walking distance of the Echo Park Campground, restroom facilities, drinking water spigot and the Green River.
The Echo Park Campground Group Site is located within walking distance of pit toilet facilities and a drinking water station. The group site offers picnic tables and a campfire ring.
The Echo Park Campground, and the Echo Park Group Site, often experience significant snowfall affecting access during the winter months. Please call the Quarry Visitor Center before attempting to reach the campground.
Dinosaur National Monument has a separate entrance fee. Campground reservations do not cover entrance fees.
Summers are hot and dry with daytime high temperatures often exceeding 95 degrees. Winters can be cold and snowy. The group site and campground are usually inaccessible from November through April.
All campers must pay the monument's entrance fee in addition to the fees for camping. Entrance Passes can be purchased on the Utah-side entrance station or Quarry Visitor Center. Valid National Park passes are also accepted. If you do not have a National Park Pass or paid entrance pass, please purchase a digital pass on RECREATION.GOV
The group site is set on a bench along the Green River and provides spectacular views of the surrounding canyons, rivers and Steamboat Rock.
On the Utah side of the monument, the Quarry Exhibit Hall allows visitors to see dinosaur fossils exposed in the rock. Along the road to the group site, Native American petroglyphs can be viewed. Besides the monument, nearby Utah State Parks, the Ashley National Forest, Flaming Gorge National Recreational Area and Bureau of Land Management sites provide additional recreational opportunities.
Dinosaur National Monument covers over 210,000 acres. The monument features two visitor centers - one in Colorado and one in Utah. You can see over 1,500 dinosaur fossils still in the rock inside the Quarry Exhibit Hall. There are miles of trails for hiking and cross-country travel. Whitewater rafting (permit required) is popular on the Green and Yampa Rivers. Numerous cultural sites reveal stories of the people who lived here before and include Fremont petroglyphs, homestead cabins and former ranches. Hiking trails allow in-depth exploration. Several roads provide access to key destinations and scenic sites. Scenic drives allow the windshield visitor to see spectacular geology.
Change and Cancellation Policies and Fees
Overnight and Day Use Facilities: To ensure fairness, reservation arrival or departure dates may not be changed beyond the booking window until 18 days after booking the reservation.
•Camping / Day Use: A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation (including campsites, cabins, lookouts, group facilities, etc.). The $10.00 service fee will be deducted from the refund amount.
•You can cancel or change reservations through Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
•Overnight and Day Use Facilities: Late cancellations are those cancelled between 12:01 a.m. (Eastern) on the day before arrival and check out time on the day after arrival.
•Individual Campsites: If a customer cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival they will be charged a $10.00 service fee and will also forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a single night's reservation will forfeit the entire use fee but no cancellation fee will apply.
•Cabins / Lookouts: Customers will be charged a $10.00 cancellation fee and forfeit the first night's use fee if a cabin or lookout reservation is cancelled within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date. Cancellations for a single night's use will not be assessed a service fee.
•Group Facility: If a customer cancels a group overnight facility reservation within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date they will be charged the $10.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's use fee. Cancellations for a single night's use will not be assessed a service fee.
•Group Day Use Area: If a customer cancels a group day use facility reservation within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date, they will forfeit the total day use fee with no service fee charge.
Camping / Day Use: A camping no-show customer is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Reserved campsites and group overnight facilities will be held until check-out time on the day following your scheduled arrival. Group day-use facilities will be held until check-in time on your scheduled arrival date.
If a customer does not arrive at the campground or group facility by check-out time the day after arrival or does not cancel the reservation by the times listed under "Late Cancellations" above, the customer may be assessed a $20.00 service fee and forfeit use fees.
Customers must request refunds no later than 14 days after the scheduled departure date. Recreation.gov will not grant refund requests after 14 days of departure.
•Reservation Fee: For some facilities, tours or permits an additional reservation fee is charged. For some overnight and day-use facilities, an additional non-refundable reservation fee may apply. The non-refundable reservation fee for tours and tickets is $1.00. The non-refundable reservation fee for permits varies by location.
•Refunds for Bankcard Purchases: Refunds for bank card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank card.
•Refunds for Emergency Closures: In the event of an emergency closure, the Recreation.gov team will attempt to notify users and offer alternate dates (as appropriate). If this is not possible, reservations will be cancelled and all fees paid will be refunded. Reservation fees for free tickets are non-refundable in the event of an emergency closure.
P.O. Box 128 Jensen UT 84035
For campground inquiries, please call: (435) 781-7759
Starting from the town of Dinosaur in northwestern Colorado, travel approximately 3 miles east on Highway 40. Turn left onto the Harpers Corner Road and travel for approximately 24 miles. Turn right onto the Echo Park Road and travel approximately 13 miles to the Echo Park Campground. When you reach the campground, travel an additional 800 feet to the Group Campsite. It takes most visitors around 90 minutes to travel from the town of Dinosaur to the Echo Park Campground Group Site. WARNING: The Echo Park Road is a high clearance, four wheel drive road. The road quickly becomes impassible during rainstorms and snowy weather. Even under the best of conditions, trailers of any size are not recommended on the Echo Park Road.