DINOSAUR I Current hours of operation at the Quarry Visitor Center and Quarry Exhibit Hall are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. On weekdays, visitors drive their own cars directly up to the Quarry Exhibit Hall until May 21. On Saturdays and Sundays, a free shuttle runs to the quarry every 15 minutes. The Canyon […]
DINOSAUR I A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 250,624 visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in 2014 spent $14,298,400 in communities near the monument. That spending supported 194 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $16,059,100.
RANGELY I Since it is situated adjacent to Dinosaur National Monument and surrounded by the Dinosaur Diamond Scenic Byway, the fact that the area around Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) is proving rich in fossils should come as no surprise.
RANGELY I On Feb. 3, Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) President Russell George and paleontologist Elizabeth “Liz” Johnson, together with Ruth Welch, the Colorado state director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), signed an agreement to officially make the CNCC Craig Campus a federal fossil repository.
DINOSAUR I The arrival of winter at Dinosaur National Monument brings changes to visitor access in some areas.
DINOSAUR I Dinosaur National Monument turns 100 years old on Oct. 4 and is looking for community partners to help spread the word and join the celebration.
DINOSAUR I After a successful launch of Dinosaur National Monument’s river permit lottery on the National Recreation Reservation System last year, more changes are coming for 2015.
With the start of Dinosaur National Monument’s river permit lottery on the National Recreation Reservation System last year, more changes are coming for 2015. Applicants who successfully secure a launch will now confirm their acceptance of the date they won and pay for the permit online. After payment is verified, applicants will receive two forms […]
DINOSAUR I Dr. Brooks Britt from Brigham Young University (BYU) removed the remaining portion of a juvenile sauropod humerus that was vandalized in early September on Dec. 2.