Bears close national monument …

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Several recent sightings of black bears near where visitors travel have caused the closure of two campgrounds at Dinosaur National Monument until further notice. The bears present a danger to visitors, and safety precautions are being taken.

Dinosaur National Park sets own restrictions

RBC I Superintendent Mary Risser stated that restrictions on open fires went into effect on Tuesday for the entire monument. “The extremely dry conditions along with large amounts of flammable vegetation have created a high fire danger situation,” she said. “As recent fires in the monument have shown, conditions are ripe for fires to break […]

Dinosaur National Monument road project

DINOSAUR | Superintendent Mary Risser announced that guardrails will be replaced on Dinosaur National Monument’s Harpers Corner Road, which begins two miles east of Dinosaur, on U.S. 40 and runs 31 miles north into the monument.

Part of visitor center to be demolished

DINOSAUR — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced a $13.1 million investment to demolish and replace condemned portions of the Quarry Visitor Center at Dinosaur National Monument.

Dinosaur monument celebrates Junior Ranger Day on April 25

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DINOSAUR — “April 25 has been designated Junior Ranger Day at Dinosaur National Monument,” said Superinten-dent Mary Risser.

Monument to open Harpers Corner Road for season

DINOSAUR — Dinosaur National Monument plans to open the Harpers Corner Road and the Green River Campground at 5 p.m. on April 10.

Events hosted at monument

DINOSAUR — The Dinosaur Monument has a host of programs for kids and families. The programs include: n Fossil Discovery Hike: A one-mile hike to explore three of the fossil-bearing layers of the quarry area. Fossilized fish scales, clams and dinosaur bones are just a few of the attractions along this trail. Please bring enough […]