Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway - Colorado

Department of Transportation.

Colorado's Dinosaur Diamond runs through the best land in the world to learn about dinosaurs. Museums along the route display many such fossils and also artifacts of the ancient Indians who once lived in the deep canyons, colorful deserts and cool mountain valleys of this part of the American West.


Getting to the Byway:

##Denver, CO to Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway## * Get on I-70 west out of Denver. * Follow I-70 to Fruita/Grand Junction where you will join the byway.

Navigating the Byway:
The Colorado section of the Dinosaur Diamond travels through the western portion of the state. * Start at the Utah-Colorado border on US-40. * Turn south onto CO-64 at Dinosaur and continue to Rangely. * From Rangely, travel south on SR 139 to Loma. * From Loma, travel east to Fruita on US 6 and Grand Junction. * To loop back to the UT section, travel west on I-70 to the UT/CO border, where this section of the byway ends.

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