Dinosaur
National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located on the southeast flank of the Uinta Mountains on the border between Colorado and Utah at the confluence of the Green and Yampa Rivers. Although most of the monument area is in Moffat County, Colorado, the Dinosaur Quarry 40°26′29″N 109°18′04″W is located in Utah just to the north of the town of Vernal, Utah. The nearest communities are Jensen, Utah and Dinosaur, Colorado. The park contains over 800 paleontological sites and has fossils of dinosaurs including Allosaurus, Deinonychus, Abydosaurus (a nearly complete skull, lower jaws and first four neck vertebrae of the specimen DINO 16488 found here at the base of the Mussentuchit Member of the Cedar Mountain Formation is the holotype for the description) and various long-neck,…
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Dinosaur National Monument contains fossilized dinosaur bones and large areas of…
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Buckwater Draw is a narrow ravine in northwest Colorado, near Dinosaur National …
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The Sound of Silence trail is located in the Utah Section of the Dinosaur Nation…
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The Fossil Discovery Trail is in the Utah Section of the Dinosaur National Monum…
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The Ruple Point trail is located in the Colorado Section of the Dinosaur Nationa…
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The Desert Voices trail is located within the Utah Section of the Dinosaur Natio…
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The Hog Canyon trail is located on the Josie Bassett home site in the Utah Secti…
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Tilted Rock Layers, Fossil Areas, and Petroglyphs
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The Cub Creek Petroglyphs are located within the Utah Section of the Dinosaur Na…
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1500 Dinosaur Fossils and Numerous Exhibits Indoors
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Unique Dot-pattern Designs
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The Harpers Corner trail is located in the Colorado Section of the Dinosaur Nati…
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The Box Canyon trail is located at the Josie Bassett home site within the Utah S…
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