Walk in the footsteps of giants—literally. The enormous prints etched along the ridge were made by migrating dinosaurs millions of years ago. Plants native to Colorado like aster and sage sprout through the rock's cracks, lacing the ridge with yellow and white flowers. Follow the tracks all the way to the peak for one of the best views in the state.

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Family Review of Dinosaur Ridge

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
FamilyExpert Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Don't skip the Visitor Center—it has tons of info.
  • Never pick up or pocket rocks, fossils, or artifacts.
  • The Jurassic bones here are 145 million years old.

16831 W. Alameda Pkwy.
Morrison, Colorado 80465
Parking: Visitors Center open daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 303-697-3466
Email: tours@dinoridge.org
Neighborhood: Golden/Foothills
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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