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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig June 29

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

COVID-19 UPDATES 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 ...

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

COVID-19 UPDATES 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 ...

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig July 6

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

COVID-19 UPDATES 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 ...

Mygatt-Moore Quarry and DJ Prep Lab

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

 July 9-10 Get a double helping of paleontology by combining a dig at Mygatt-Moore Quarry with working in the paleo lab. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Paleo Lab and a full day at Mygatt-Moore Quarry excavating dinosaur bones. Our paleontologists will be there to guide you every step of the way. This is a perfect ...

Douglas Pass

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

Spend a day in the sub alpine forest of Douglas Pass exploring and splitting soft shale from the Eocene Epoch, some 50 million years ago. We will be discovering fossil leaves and insects from an ancient lake that once stretched across western Colorado. Participants should expect to be outside at 8,000 feet elevation without existing trails or shade cover. Wear ...

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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig June 1

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm