Celebrate October’s National Fossil Day at Dinosaur Ridge. Situated within the Morrison Fossil Area, a national natural landmark, Dinosaur Ridge is home to dinosaur and crocodile bones, plant fossils and stunning geological features.
Dinosaur Discovery Days are free events held on the second Saturday a month, from May through October. Find experienced geoscientists stationed at interpretive sites along Dinosaur Ridge Trail.
Join us for our annual Girl Scout Day at Dinosaur Ridge! It’s also National Fossil Day, so come learn about fossils and celebrate. All Girl Scouts, friends, and family are invited. We’ll have representative from area STEM organizations with activities for the girls.
Activities and Groups
The Visitor Center will host gold panning, dinosaur track painting and fossil sifting activities. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase at the Stegosaurus Snack Shack. And the Discovery Center is open with a gift shop and exhibition.
Girl Scouts will have a chance to earn badges with help from the following groups: Women in Mining, Legendary Ladies, National Park Service, USGS, Lookout Mountain Nature Center, Butterfly Pavilion, Society of Women Engineers, and Mr. Bones.
Other participating organizations include: AIPG, WIPS, Bear Creek Lake Park, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, Reptile Rescue, Morrison Natural History Museum, YellowScene, Girl Scouts of Colorado, RMAG.
Open year-round, Dinosaur Ridge is always open for adventure. Explore the Morrison-Golden Fossil Area on foot, walking where the dinosaurs did.