Dinosaurs of the Western Slope 4-Day Expedition

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

This intermediate-level expedition was designed for the avid dinosaur-lover. We will visit historic dinosaur quarries and learn about the geology and history of paleontology in the area. Then dig for dinosaurs at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry and learn how to prepare and restore dinosaur bones in our paleo prep lab at the Dinosaur Journey Museum. Bring your hiking shoes, a water ...

Mygatt-Moore Quarry Half-Day Dig

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

Come experience a dinosaur dig with us! Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work in the cool of a summer morning. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This ...

Float and Dig

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

What could be better than joining a paleontologist for an actual dig? Adding on a day to raft the Colorado River! Join our paleontologist as we raft the black (calm) water of the Colorado River to experience canyon geology up close. Then, on our second day, we will dig into Mygatt-Moore Quarry where you can spend a day as a ...

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig June 29

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore expeditions offer an introduction to paleontology field work. Get a little dirty digging for Jurassic dinosaurs. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of Apatosaurus and Allosaurus are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab ...

Splash and Dig

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work in the cool of a summer morning. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. After lunch at the museum and a behind ...

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig July 3

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore expeditions offer an introduction to paleontology field work. Get a little dirty digging for Jurassic dinosaurs. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of Apatosaurus and Allosaurus are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab ...

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