|Facilities: Drinking water and restrooms are provided at the visitor center of Dinosaur National Monument. There are at least four camping areas that are within the Dinosaur National Monument.|
Best Time To Visit: Dinosaur National Monument is open all year, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. The Headquarters Visitor Center is open all year Monday through Friday, and weekends Memorial Day through Labor Day, closed on major holidays.
Fees: An admission fee is charged.
Accessibility: The Monument Headquarters Visitor Center is fully accessible.The Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center is minimally accessible. The ramp at the Quarry Visitor Center was not designed for wheelchairs. A free pamphlet describing the upper level exhibits is available. Restroom facilities are moderately accessible. Disabled visitors can drive directly to the Quarry Visitor Center and avoid the summer shuttle bus.Primitive accessible toilet facilities are available at Gates of Lodore, Deerlodge, Echo Park, and Rainbow Park campgrounds and at the end of Harpers Corner Road.A fully accessible campsite is located at Green River Campground.There is an accessible self guided nature trail at the Plug Hat picnic area.
Rules: Pets are not allowed in the visitor centers, on any of the park's trails, in the backcountry, or in boats. They must be on a leash at all times or physically restrained. Pets are permitted at campsites, but it must be tied up.
Directions: To get to Dinosaur National Monument from Vernal, Utah: Take Route 40 (Main Street) east out of Vernal until a well marked turn left/north from Jensen, UT onto Route 149. Seven miles later is the entrance to the park.To get to Dinosaur National Monument from Steamboat Springs, Colorado: take Route 30 west until a well marked turn north from Jensen, UT onto Rt. 149. Seven miles later is the entrance to the park.
Map: Click here for a map to Dinosaur National Monument
Reservations: Reservations are needed or accepted for Dinosaur National Monument.