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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!

  • Triceratops Trail Notice: The bike path that leads to the Triceratops Trail trail head is closed for the next 17 months due to construction. Please click here to see a map that will lead you to the new entrance while construction is taking place.

Ticket Price
Cost: $8 per person, 3 and under free. Includes guided shuttle tour and exhibit hall.

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

Upcoming events:

May 26-28 – Green River Fossil Fish Dig (Friday through Sunday)

Join us on a weekend adventure digging fossil fish in Kemmerer, Wyoming! Details are being finalized. Field Trips Page for more detailed information. Contact Blake at to RSVP or for any queries.

May 31 – Everything Dinosaur: Talk 5 – Heterodonts (Wednesday) 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge an interesting talk on different toothed dinosaurs, the heterodonts! Meeting place: Dinosaur Discovery Center: 17681 W Alameda Parkway, Red Rocks Entrance #1. FREE TALK. to RSVP.

June 7 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday10 a.m.

A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! Non-members: $5/child. Members $3/child. Adults and 1 and under free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will take place at the Discovery Center: 17681 W Alameda Parkway - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

June 5-9 - Summer Camp: Session 1 - Fossils and Fun  9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

This camp is a great introduction to the geology, paleontology, and ecology of Dinosaur Ridge and the surrounding areas.  Hands-on activities will help campers learn about the ancient environments, landscapes, and the animals of Colorado’s prehistoric Front Range. Ages 6-10. Registration information. Contact: Erin LaCount –

June 10 – Discovery Day: World Oceans Day! (Wednesday10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge to celebrate World Oceans Day! Special guests TBD. Hands-on activities will be at the Visitor Center, scientists stationed along the Ridge trail to interpret geology and fossils. Contact: Erin LaCount –

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2nd place on 9 News' "Where to find dinosaurs in Colorado" list

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Dinosaur Ridge - 16831 W Alameda Pkwy., Morrison, CO 80465 - 303-697-3466
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