DINOSAUR I Superintendent Mary Risser of Dinosaur National Monument announced Friday that the two backcountry campsites at Ely Creek, located along the Jones Hole Trail, are closed until further notice due to black bear activity in the area.
DINOSAUR I Dinosaur National Monument superintendent Mary Risser is making available for public review and comment an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the rehabilitation of Deerlodge Road.
DINOSAUR I An aggressive black bear that was conditioned to human foods and habituated to people was shot and killed by Dinosaur National Monument staff in the park’s Gates of Lodore campground on Sunday, May 27.
With the arrival of spring, Dinosaur National Monument is preparing to offer expanded services for visitors.
DINOSAUR I “Our new visitor center and exhibit hall opened to the public last fall. We wanted to give our neighbors plenty of time to see the new facilities and the dinosaur bones without having to pay an entrance fee. During the last five months, many local residents have taken advantage of this opportunity,” stated [...]
DINOSAUR I “Since the opening of the new Quarry Visitor Center and Quarry Exhibit Hall in October, Dinosaur National Monument has experienced an increase in park visitation over 2010’s numbers,” announced Superintendent Mary Risser.
DINOSAUR I Dinosaur National Monument has closed the Split Mountain Campground, picnic area and Green River access effective immediately due to mountain lion activity.
DINOSAUR I “Fall and winter are quiet seasons at Dinosaur National Monument but there are services available for those who would like to visit,” announced Superintendent Mary Risser. “The new Quarry Visitor Center and Quarry Exhibit Hall located six miles north of Jensen, Utah, will be open daily, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and [...]