So much time is revealed here, even more geologic time than in the Grand Canyon. Within an 80-mile radius of Vernal, evidence of the entire Earth's history is visible. At its center is the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum, which gives visitors a virtual tour of our planet’s ancient history. This 22,000 square foot facility located in the heart of the Uinta Basin and Dinosaurland, Utah, is loaded with an extensive collection of dinosaur bones, full-size dinosaur replicas, and interactive exhibits that allow you to wander back in time.
Combine your visit to the museum with a trip to Dinosaur National Monument and explorations in the nearby Ashley National Forest and Uinta Mountains and state parks like Steinaker and Red Fleet. A drive up the Flaming Gorge–Uintas National Scenic Byway is a trip through geologic time (with interpretive signs along the way) that culminates in the stunning national recreational area.
Approximately 175 miles east of Salt Lake City and 25 minutes from Dinosaur National Monument.
Within the city limits of Vernal, at 496 E. Main, just across the street from.
The Field House is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily April through September and closed on Sundays from October to March.