This place is a rare chance for the non-paleontologist to see a real dinosaur quarry and get a better idea of how dinosaur bones are found. As a bonus, there are three short hiking trails that can be a lot of fun as well.
To get to this place, you need to drive quite a ways on a gravel road for about 12 miles. The good news is the road is in pretty good shape, fairly wide, and directions to the quarry are well marked. Part of the fun in getting out to the quarry are the spectacular views on the drive out there.
Once you do get to the quarry, there is a small, recently renovated, visitors center managed by the Bureau of Land Management and a $5/pp (adult) charge to get in. You will walk a short path to two large sheds that house the quarries. One was open to the public when we were there. My only complaint about the quarry was it looked staged. My guess is the real work is going on in the closed to the public quarry building next door.
Our favorite part of visiting the quarry was taking the 15-20 minute Raptor View Trail, up a large rock pile, for a literal bird's eye view of the surrounding landscape. We also got to see many unusual desert plants, lizards, butterflies, and even a hummingbird along the way
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