Dinosaur bones were discovered here in 1909, sticking out of the ground. For years after that bones were excavated and sent to museums and such. As a kid in the 70's when I visited the quarry excavation work was still being done. Now the scaffolding is gone, and you can see hundreds of dino bones in place in the rock face of the hillside over which a building has been built. There's a section at ground level where you can touch some of the bones and get a good close look at them. The quarry exhibit is small, but interesting.
After visiting the quarry take the brochure-guided driving tour to see petroglyphs and the remains of a homestead where Josie Bassett Morris lived for 50 years until she died in1964 at the age of 90. The petroglyphs are visible from the road or you can walk right up to (some of) them. The scenery is breathtaking. The rock strata really show the eons of change that the area has undergone. You can camp, hike and river raft in the area.
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