Fruita Badlands Hike 4/16 - with Dr. Julia McHugh • MWC
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Fruita Badlands Hike 4/16 – with Dr. Julia McHugh

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore the less travelled areas of Fruita’s badlands in the cool of spring. Join Paleontologist Dr. Julia McHugh and travel through a desert in bloom to see several historic quarries where unique animals like Ceratosaurus and Fruitadens were discovered. Walk along the Jurassic river beds and explore the diverse ecosystems found in western Colorado 150 million years ago. Bring your camera to catch some gorgeous views of painted hills and badlands on this paleontologist-led hike.

Trip Includes: Transportation from the Museum, Paleontologist guide, & water.

Registration Deadline: April 2nd, 2021

Fruita Badlands Hike 4-16

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April 16
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


462 Ute Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States


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