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Part of Dinosaur National Monument, the Quarry contains one of the highest concentrations of fossilized dinosaur bones from the Jurassic period.
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"real dinosaur bones"
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"love dinosaurs"
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"building that houses"
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"all ages"
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"worth the trip"
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"visitors"
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"situ"
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"ancient"
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We got to Dinosaur National Monument later in the day. We had only a half hour to see the Quarry. It's amazing. How could all of those bones have gotten there (the Ranger told us). They were just amazing. And the Park Service had the...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Best part of visiting the monument. Ranger gave an interesting talk and you can touch the fossils. We spent about an hour here and older kids should like it.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

The wall of dinosaur bones is pretty cool. They have some terrible (slow, hard to use, pre-iPhone) computer kiosks that describe parts of the wall. Instead get the paper brochure (at the quarry) that describes each section of the dinosaur wall. There are some dioramas...More

Thank Bff N
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This is a Paleontologists dream. There is always something new to see and the new building/ parking lot is nice!

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We drove ~4 hours from Salt Lake, and were impressed by the massive amount of dinosaur bones left in place. We could touch the ones at the base of the wall. Very worth the trip if you have ever wanted to see and touch real...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

A building has been built over part of the side of a mountain that is covered with real dinosaur bones. A jumble of bones from ten different kinds of dinosaurs have been exposed for viewing. There also is a full skeleton of a dinosaur in...More

Thank Sue R
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

We arrived at the visitor centre in the late afternoon on a very beautiful but hot day. We took the tram up to the dinosaur quarry, and came up to the building that houses the fossils. There are many types of dinosaur fossils, as well...More

Thank Andreas E
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This review includes the quarry and the national monument on the Utah side. It was super cool to see all the dinosaur fossils in the quarry. It gives a glimpse of the hard work paleontologist goes thru to search and put forth an intact exhibit....More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We traveled from Mesa Verde National Park here. It is a long drive. My son loves dinosaurs so we decided to add this to our trip. We spent about 2 hours here. The wall of fossils was impressive and then we drove the 10 mile...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

This place is incredible. You must take the time and visit. All ages would love. The bones are preserved in the quarry wall as they were found. Thousands of them! I hope it is kept in this state for future generations to see. There is...More

Thank Margot E
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