Dinosaur Digs and Expeditions

Join the Museums of Western Colorado’s Paleontology Division at the Dinosaur Journey Museum in Fruita, Colorado as we explore and discover the richness of this region’s prehistoric past!

More than just viewing sites, many of our expeditions are discovering new information about the ancient life forms that used to roam what is now Colorado and the American Southwest. Our very popular dinosaur digs and adventures include excavating, prospecting, hiking, rafting, touring, and prepping fossil specimens.

We are family friendly, and a great vacation destination for future paleontologists.

Please download important information about our expeditions and cancellation policy here.

For more information, please call 970.242.0971, ext. 206.

Follow Dinosaur Journey on Facebook here to see photos and fossils find from past digs!


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Mygatt-Moore Quarry Half-Day Dig

June 17
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring ... Read More

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