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Dinosaur Quarry (Dinosaur National Monument, UT)

Scenic hiking trails abound in the woefully underexplored canyons of Dinosaur National Monument, but it is the famed fossil quarry that gives this Utah/Colorado park its name. Here, in 1909, paleontologist Earl Douglass began what would become one of the … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Hill Trail (McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, CO)

In western Colorado‚Äôs Grand Valley, between the modest town of Fruita and splendid Colorado National Monument, lies one of the most famous dinosaur dig sites in the United States. It was here in 1901, on a multi-hued hill composed of … Continue reading

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