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Extended Hours, New Programs at Dinosaur

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe month of May brings wildflowers, migrating birds, expanded hours, and special programs to Dinosaur National Monument.

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Antler Hunting Illegal in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Gathering shed antlers is both a popular and lucrative activity for many people – with antlers used for everything from chandeliers, to knife handles, to dog chews. Dinosaur National Monument staff are reminding antler hunters that Continue reading

Dinosaur to Celebrate Parks Week

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Dinosaur National Monument joins parks, programs, and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. The National Park Service and the National Park Continue reading

BLM Amends Management Plan for White River Field Office

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Friday released its Proposed Oil and Gas Amendment to the White River Field Office Resource Management Plan, which will help guide oil and gas development in northwestern Colorado’s Piceance Basin for the next 20 years. The Continue reading

Dinosaur Monument Looking for Celebration Ideas

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryDinosaur National Monument turns 100 years old on October 4th and is looking for a few more community partners to help spread the word and join the celebration. From April through October, a variety of special events and projects will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Dinosaur National Monument. Continue reading

Seasonal Changes to Visitor Access at Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-The arrival of winter at Dinosaur National Monument brings changes to visitor access in some areas. In Utah, roads around the Quarry Visitor Center and Exhibit Hall are maintained throughout the winter. The Cub Creek Road is Continue reading

Vandalized Dinosaur Bone Removed

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe remaining portion of a juvenile sauropod humerus that was vandalized in early September has been removed. Dinosaur National Monument staff assessed the condition of the bone after it was damaged to see if it would be possible to Continue reading

3 Dead Elk Found Abandoned Near Dinosaur

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife investigators are asking the public for help in finding the person or persons responsible for killing and abandoning three mature, high-quality bull elk near the town of Dinosaur this past week.  According to CPW investigators, the intact carcasses of two elk were discovered the morning of Nov. 6 Continue reading

Veterans Can Visit Parks Free on Veterans Day

VETERANSThe National Park Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife offer all military men and women free admission to state and national parks on Veterans Day. That includes Dinosaur National Monument. To obtain free admission to a park, veterans, active duty military personnel and their families must show a valid active, reserve Continue reading

Dinosaur Seeks Input on Fee Changes

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Dinosaur National Monument and other National Park Service (NPS) units that collect entrance fees have begun public outreach to gauge support for possible changes to the fee rates. While proposed fee changes are not scheduled to take Continue reading

Earth Science Week at Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryDinosaur National Monument is offering a variety of ways to celebrate Earth Science Week, and National Fossil Day and International Archeology Day, from October 11-19. Monument staff invite visitors to discover the wonders of Continue reading

Dinosaur National Monument Hunting Regulations

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryWith the arrival of hunting seasons on lands surrounding Dinosaur National Monument, hunters are reminded that hunting is not permitted in the monument. Although most of the monument boundary is well marked, hunters are responsible for ensuring they do not hunt within the monument. Continue reading