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October 10th
 between 10a.m. and 2p.m. during our National Fossil Day and Girl Scout Day Event!

Explore our website to see all that Dinosaur Ridge has to offer!

Visit our About Us section to learn about how our Exhibits and trails here at Dinosaur Ridge and at Triceratops Trail were created to help the public explore ancient Colorado and the creatures that once lived here. 

Walk with 90-foot, long-necked giants across a floodplain lined with streams, ponds, and watering holes!  Trace the ripple patterns left by Colorado’s ocean on Morrison’s sandy beaches!  Muck through Golden’s swamp under the shade of palm trees with Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus rex at Triceratops Trail!

Come have an adventure at Dinosaur Ridge!

Attention all Girl Scouts!
Please follow this link to register for  October 10th: click here

Guided Shuttle Tours
Cost: $6 per person, 3 and under free. If you have a membership card please have your ID ready for verification. These membership cards are non-transferrable. You can walk the Ridge trail for free from the Visitor Center or bottom of the hill.

Indoor Exhibits
Cost: $2 per person, 3 and under free.

 We've updated our full Calendar of Events. Click to see what's going on this year!

Upcoming events:

09/12/2015 DDD-Geohazards and Preparedness with Geocaching. September 12, 2015 (Saturday) 10AM-2PM

Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge for another Discovery Day! This day will feature special guests focusing on Earth's geological hazards such as volcanoes, earthquakes, floods, and more! We'll also have a special section for Geocaching Colorado where you'll be able to rent a GPS unit and go on the hunt for hidden geocaches around the Visitor Center and on the Ridge! On the Ridge: Scientists will be stationed along the trail to interpret the fossil and geological sites to visitors that hike up. Hiking is free. An optional bus ride will be available to those that would like to visit the sites without walking the whole Ridge at a cost of $4/person (3 and under free). For more information, contact: Tom Moklestad for more information:


Denver Coliseum Mineral, Fossil, and Gem Show - September 12th & 13th (Sat and Sun) 9AM-5PM

Dinosaur Ridge will man the booth for this show on September 12th and 13th. Drop by and say hi!


Denver Gem and Mineral Show - September 18th - 20th (Fri, Sat, and Sun) 10AM-5PM

Dinosaur Ridge will have a hands-on informative booth at this Gem and Mineral show. Stop by and say hi! 

09/30/2015 Lecture: Horned Dinosaurs -September 30, 2015 (Wednesday) 7PM

Join us for an evening lecture on ceratopsians, the dinosaurs with the amazing horns and frills! Have you ever wondered just how many different types of horned dinosaur there was and which ones lived in your backyard? Come on over this evening to see a presentation done by Erin LaCount on these odd but beautifully displayed dinosaurs! FREE! 7PM-8:30PM located at the Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center (C470 and Alameda Parkway). Recommended for adults only (12 years and older).

2015 Certificate of Excellence
from Trip Advisor
Red Tricycle 2013 Totally
Awesome Winner
2nd place on 9 News' "Where to find dinosaurs in Colorado" list
FlipKey Award Winner

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