Dinosaur National Monument Mitten Park from Harpers Corner credits NPS Photo / Dan Johnson Hikers arriving at the end of the Harpers Corner Trail are rewarded with a view of the Mitten Park Fault, Green River and the Yampa River Canyons
Dinosaur National Monument McKee Springs Petroglyphs credits NPS Photo / Jacob W. Frank The Fremont people left petroglyphs on many of the rock cliffs within Dinosaur National Monument including those at McKee Springs
Dinosaur National Monument Night Sky over Tent credits NPS Photo / Jacob W. Frank Dinosaurs dark skies provides dramatic views of the Milky Way Galaxy
Dinosaur National Monument Steamboat Rock and the Green River in Echo Park credits NPS Photo / Jacob W. Frank Steamboat Rock rises above the Green River in Echo Park
Dinosaur National Monument Dinosaur National Monument credits Share the Experience, Randy Langstraat Dinosaur National Monument
Dinosaur National Monument Camarasaurus Skull credits NPS Photo / Dan Johnson Over 1500 fossilized bones of various dinosaurs are still embedded in the cliff face including a skull and several neck vertebrae of a camarasaurus
Dinosaurs once roamed here. Their fantastic remains are still visible embedded in the rocks. Today, the mountains, desert and untamed rivers flowing in deep canyons, support an array of life. Petroglyphs hint at earlier cultures. Later, homesteaders and outlaws found refuge here. Whether your passion is science, adventure, history or scenery, Dinosaur offers much to explore.
Dinosaur National Monument is located on the Colorado and Utah border with a parts of the monument in both states. Dinosaur fossils are not visible in the Colorado portion of the monument - only on the Utah side.
The Quarry Visitor Center and Exhibit Hall (where you see the dinosaur fossils) are located approximately 7 miles north of Jensen, Utah.