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Dinosaur National Monument

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Dinosaur National Monument

After our visit to Utah, we were on our way to meet our friends in Colorado, but first we made a stop at Dinosaur National Monument, which is on the border of Utah and Colorado. This park contains over 800 paleontological sites and a display of dinosaur fossils in a building that surrounds a huge rock that has been chipped away to reveal the fossil bones.

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The area of the monument is in the Yampa River Canyon and is surrounded by red sandstone cliffs.

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There is a bus that brings you from the visitor’s center to the quarry building, where you find the dinosaur wall.

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You were allowed to touch the bones as well.

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When they start doing this, it’s probably time to go.

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This is the bus that takes you to and from the quarry building.

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All in all, a quick stop, but a good one, especially since we had our National Park Pass and didn’t need to pay to enter!

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