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Dinosaur Journey Museum

550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
(970) 858-7282

June 2019

Float and Dig

June 18 - June 19
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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Wonder and discovery are the focus of this expedition. Join our expert paleontologists as we raft the black water (= 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 citizen scientist and dig for dinosaur bones. Bring your hiking shoes, a water bottle, wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen and bug spray. Lunch is included each…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 21
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Dinosaurs of the Western Slope

June 25 - June 28
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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This intermediate-level, four-day expedition was designed for the avid dinosaur-lover. Get a full taste of paleontology on the Western Slope as we visit historic dinosaur quarries and learn about the regional geology and history of paleontology in our area. Then dig for dinosaurs in the real “Jurassic Park” 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,…

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July 2019

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 1
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 3
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 5
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Dinosaur Tracks of Moab

July 8
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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Walk in the footsteps of giants! Travel with us to scenic Moab, UT and find where dinosaurs once roamed. We’ll see tracks from small stalking raptors to colossal sauropods, and even stop by some petroglyphs (rock art) thousands of years old. Bring your hat, walking shoes, sunscreen, and a camera for this adventure. Short hikes are involved in this expedition. Most hikes are less than 1 mile and are rated from easy to moderately strenuous.…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 15
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry Half-Day Dig

July 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…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry and DJ Prep Lab

July 18 - July 19
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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Get a double helping of paleontology by coupling a dig at Mygatt-Moore Quarry with working in the paleo lab, learning the skills to prepare fossils. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Fossil Preparation Lab before heading out to Mygatt-Moore Quarry to excavate dinosaur bones. Our expert paleontologists will be there to guide you every step of the way. This is a perfect match for enthusiasts and future paleontologists alike. No hiking…

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Rivers, Tracks, and Dinosaurs

July 23 - July 25
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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Experience the Western Slope’s “Jurassic Park.” Raft the black water (= calm water) of the Colorado River to see canyon geology, then at Mygatt-Moore Quarry spend a day as a paleontologist digging for dinosaur bones. On day three, we’ll go west to Moab for dinosaur trackways from the Jurassic and Cretaceous. This is a Dino Trifecta: rocks, bones, and tracks! Bring your hiking shoes, a water bottle, wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen, and bug spray. Lunch is…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 29
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 31
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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August 2019

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 2
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 5
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 7
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 9
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 12
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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Fossil Prospecting Hike

August 13
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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The thrill of discovery is high in this prospecting expedition. We will be hiking through the Cenozoic badlands of the Western Slope searching for new fossil sites. This is an area full of fossil bone, where new discoveries are still being made. The site you find could lead science to a whole new discovery! Bring your wide-brimmed hat and sunscreen and venture into the unknown! This is a hiking trip. Participants should expect to be…

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 14
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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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 at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat,…

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October 2019

National Fossil Day 2019

October 16
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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Monster Mash 2019

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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December 2019

Breakfast with Santa 2019

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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This very popular event brings two things kids love together – dinosaurs and Santa! Enjoy a breakfast among the dinosaurs, seasonal entertainment, and a visit from Santa Claus! 

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