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Dinosaur Ridge

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Dinosaur Ridge contains over 300 Cretaceous dinosaur footprints, a few dozen Jurassic dinosaur bones, plus many other trace fossils from ripple marks to plant impressions. At the Visitor Center, you can visit the gift shop, sluice mine for your own...more
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16831 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465-9703
+1 303-697-3466
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All reviews red rocks gift shop bus tour dinosaur bones foot prints small museum exhibit hall million years discovery center dino tracks small bus paved road natural history museum small fee walk up nice walk miles round trip
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting destination for those who love dinosaurs. Best to join the tour to avoid too much walking, some uphill. We had 12 people and were able to book a private tour. Guide was knowledgeable although sometimes a bit of a show off rather than just...More

Thank alan3354
Reviewed 1 week ago

Footprints, fossils - I was most amazed by the 'bulges' produced by brachiosaurus, just nuts. My son loves dino stuff so Ive got really into it to. Its free, its worth it.

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those free things that feel like stumbled-upon gem! There's a little gift shop at the information center - not an especially terrific gift shop, but the people inside *were* a gift. So helpful and friendly even tho we didn't buy anything!...More

Thank Lynne F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Dinosaur Ridge Discovery Center on our way out of Red Rocks Park, spoke with the attendant, and picked up a map of the walking path of Dinosaur Ridge. There are options to pay for a tour guide, or you can park...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just visited Dinosaur Ridge this past weekend. If you have time, this is an interesting glimpse into our pre-historic past as well as learning more about how our continent developed. I definitely recommend spending the $10 for the bus tour. Much...More

Thank AngeliaP71
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We'd passed this site several times on previous visits so this time decided to stop. It's not signposted from the I70 but fortunately I knew where we were going. Apparently satnav also takes you to the wrong location. At first sight it doesn't look very...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Neat to able to see dinosaur tracks and artifacts all in the open just by simply walking up this trail.

Thank Chetan D
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We took the shuttle bus tour and everyone had a great time! We were 4 adults and 2 kids (9 and 19 months). The 9 year old is into science and found this interesting. There were 3 different stops where you can see dinosaur foot...More

Thank Pioneer178638
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Had some friends in from out of town who were in for a conference. They wanted to do a hike so we decided on Dinosaur Ridge which is near the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison. Arrived at about 2:30 on a Sunday afternoon. The limited...More

1  Thank GKBrash
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Amazing to see actual dinosaur footprints in the hill. Totally different from seeing in museums etc. We drive there, just a 20 minute drive out of Denver central and parked (free) at the place. The bus guide was really knowledgeable and went through so much...More

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Comrade E
July 25, 2018|
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Response from simplemika | Reviewed this property |
The road is pretty rough. You're more likely to eat asphalt riding down that stretch.
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Kathleen M | Reviewed this property |
The gates are locked when it is not open. You can check their website for hours.
March 9, 2017|
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Response from rich n | Reviewed this property |
Hi public transportation you would have about a two walk to the stop Yes to Taxis & Uber