UPCOMING EVENTS

  • September 9 – Discovery Day: Geocaching, 10 am - 2 pm 

    Geocaching is a great activity done with family and friends! Utilizing GPS coordinates, visitors locate small canisters, boxes, and crates, hidden in unique locations! The Dinosaur Ridge Main Visitor Center and the Dinosaur Ridge Trail feature many geocaches, as well as several earthcaches. GPS devices are available to rent from the USGS during the event. Hands on activities will be at the Visitor Center. Contact: Erin LaCount – tours@dinoridge.org.

  • September 27 – DinosaurTalk, 6pm

    Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge for an interesting talk on horned dinosaurs! Meeting place: Dinosaur Ridge Discovery Center. The Discovery Center is located at 17681 West Alameda Parkway, Golden, CO 80402(Red Rocks Park Entrance #1 off of Highway 93)

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  • October 1 – Scientific Spelling Stomp, 6 pm

    $500 FIRST PRIZE

    EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ($5 OFF) ENDS ON 9/15. DON'T MISS OUT!

    AN ALL-AGES TEAM SPELLING BEE

    Join us for a new twist on the traditional spelling bee. Dinosaur Ridge is hosting a scientific spelling bee, where teams of up to 4 people will show off their scientific spelling skills. Entry fee will be $40/person. Audience members can buy a ticket for $15. Brush up on your "archaeans" and "schistosity," earn amazing prizes and the title of Dinosaur Ridge Scientific Spelling Stomp Champion. We know your team will do a "gneiss" job! Click here for more information or to register.

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  • October 14 - Dinosaur Discovery Day : Girl Scout Day, 9 am-3 pm

    Join us for our annual Girl Scout Day at Dinosaur Ridge! It’s also National Fossil Day, so come learn about fossils and celebrate. All Girl Scouts, friends, and family are invited. We’ll have representative from area STEM organizations with activities for the girls.

     

    New this year- earn requirements towards these Arts in the Outdoors Badges:

     

    Daisies – Outdoor Art Maker

    Brownie – Outdoor Art Creator

    Junior – Outdoor Explorer

    Cadettes – Outdoor Art Apprentice

     

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 14

    Location: Dinosaur Ridge, Morrison

    Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You are welcome to come anytime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Girl Scouts should plan to arrive by 1 p.m. to allow 2 hours to complete activities and badge work.

    Cost: $6/Girl Scout, $5/other adults, youth. Children under 3 are free. Optional National Fossil Day available the day of the event for $3.

    Registration Deadline: Thursday, Oct. 12.

    We will accept walk-ups the day of the event.

     

    Registration questions? Please contact Lori Thompson at lori.thompson@gscolorado.org. Event questions? Please contact Erin LaCount at Tours@dinoridge.org

     

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ONLY $8/person

Our Adventure Pass includes access to both of our exhibit halls, Trek Through Time and The Discovery Center, and a guided shuttle bus tour of the Dinosaur Ridge Trail.

Kids ages 3 and under are free!

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Dinosaur Ridge and its many programs depend on donations and volunteers to keep educating and preserving. Without generous people like you our world-famous track site would cease to exist. Please consider making a donation today, or volunteer your time as a docent, tour guide, or helper.

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