Dinosaur National Monument sprawls largely across an arid landscape, but there are definitely some wet, and colorful, aspects when you time it right. These blossoming monkey flowers were captured on Jones Creek by Patrick Cone in early June 2015.
Dinosaur National Monument
A search was to get under way early Monday at Dinosaur National Monument for a missing rafter thought to have drowned after falling into Triplet Falls rapid along the Green River.
Nine years after the Quarry Exhibit Hall at Dinosaur National Monument in eastern Utah had to close due to structural problems, a wonderful new facility is in place. The site offers a close-up view of some 1,500 fossilized dinosaur remains.
Looking for great footwear for rafting, canoeing, or any other activity that involves water? Earlier this month I had the opportunity to test Chaco's Outcross Evo 2 on a five-day river trip through Dinosaur National Monument and just might have ended my search for a great water shoe.
Warm Springs is the most-anticipated rapid on the Yampa River as it flows through Dinosaur National Monument, and for good reason.
For five glorious mid-June days, a group of 25 national park travelers, and six Holiday River Expeditions crew, floated down the Yampa River as it coursed through the stunning landscape of Dinosaur National Monument.
There still remains, in this heavily developed country, a place where a river runs free, unfettered by a dam and surrounded by wilderness. Look towards northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah. That’s Dinosaur National Monument, with the Green and Yampa rivers.
To help spread the word and celebrate its centennial, the staff at Dinosaur National Monument in Utah and Colorado has created a logo to mark the occasion.
National Park Service, Unable To Complete Concessions Contracts On Time, Moves To Extend Dozens Across Park System
Hammering out concessions contracts across the National Park System is not an easy, or quick, job. Failure to reach new contracts before existing ones expired at the end of 2014 prompted the National Park Service to propose extended dozens of contracts for up to a year to keep visitor services operating without interruption.
A window into the last Ice Age in the present-day desert outside of Las Vegas brings a missing link into the National Park System along with a small, but enticing, possibility that fossilized human remains are buried next to those of ancient bison, camels, and even lions.