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50th Wedding Anniversary Trip of the Colorado National Parks

If you are doing the national parks in Colorado, make sure you see Dinosaur. It is fascinating and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Santa Rosa, California
A must see, so interesting and well done

We took the bus from the Quarry parking area up to the Quarry Exhibit Hall. It is a short ride on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lafayette, Colorado
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Located in a region of spectacular canyons and mountains, this site has produced a large number of complete dinosaur skeletons since 1909.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
4545 Highway 40, Quarry Visitor Center, Dinosaur, CO 81610-9724
+1 435-781-7700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are doing the national parks in Colorado, make sure you see Dinosaur. It is fascinating and well worth the time spent. It was be hot in summer, so dress appropriately with a hat.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the bus from the Quarry parking area up to the Quarry Exhibit Hall. It is a short ride on trolley bus (outdoor seating). The Exhibit Hall is air conditioned, and fairly small. The exhibits and information are very well presented. It is an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here 25+ years ago so it was fun to see the changes. The display of dinosaur bones in the hill is really interesting and the building blissfully cool. There is a shuttle to take both directions or you can hike. We hiked down...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The road out of Jensen ,Utah at the west end of the park has the Dinosaur Quarry Visitors Center...that’s where you’ll see all the bones. This road take you to some viewpoints out and back. We knew there were no Dinosaur bones but we decided...More

1  Thank Tony K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the bus up and walked down the trail. It was a fun walk about 1 mile down hill. Very nice trail. Always enjoy the quarry.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Quarry was awesome. Many dinosaur bones exposed in in huge cliff face. My wife and I brought our 10 yr old grandson and we were all amazed. Don't miss the 10 mi scenic drive. Lots of cliff art just short walks off the road.

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We always love to stop and visit the national parks and monuments across this wonderful country. All of our parks should be respected and taken care of to pass on to many others behind us.

1  Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 14 August 2018

You will never see anything like this any other place... The Park Service is doing a great job ...short hikes, auto trails, trams , kids and adults all can enjoy

Thank Hpmg87a
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Park at the visitors centre and take a look around the exhibits and gift shop. At the rear of the building a free shuttle bus takes you up to the main exhibit hall (runs approx every 10-15mins and takes 5 mins). The main exhibit hall...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This Monument is a must see if you are on a US sight seeing visit! We couldn't stop taking pictures here as history unfolded before our eyes. The Dinosaur bones and information boards/tableau's are easy to see and understand and an enjoyable time was had...More

Thank Margaret O
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1 July 2017|
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Response from henley-dreamer |
My wife and I visited for a couple of hours on our way from Rocky Mountain NP to Yellowstone. We planned our trip in the UK, and I planned the detour to take in Dinosaur, a real highlight for me, as we live on the Jurassic... More
14 June 2017|
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Response from Aaron P | Reviewed this property |
Still worth the drive. Main building is where all the fossils are. There are plenty of other places to get out of the car and hike/walk.
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26 May 2017|
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Response from mugsylosangeles1 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in Late April and it was quite cool. I know it can hot in the summer, but the campground is on the river and has lots of trees so it may not be too bad. It is absolutely gorgeous.