Events for June 1, 2021 | Museums of Western Colorado

Dinosaur Days, Dinosaur Hill Trek

Dinosaur Hill Trailhead

Celebrate Dinosaur Days 2021 with a guided adventure to Dinosaur Hill.   Join museum paleontologist, Dr. Julia McHugh, for a trek to the historic 1901 Riggs quarry at Dinosaur Hill, in Fruita! Discover the site where the massive Apatosaurus was unearthed, how it shaped the Legend of the Brontosaurus, and why Fruita is such a Paleontology Hot Spot.  Please bring water, good hiking shoes, sun protection, ...


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