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 & crocodile bones, plant fossils and stunning geological features.
Dinosaur Discovery Days are free events held one Saturday a month, from May through October. Find experienced geoscientists stationed at interpretive sites along Dinosaur Ridge Trail.
Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge on Saturday, October 11, 9:30am-3pm as we celebrate Dinosaur Discovery Day: National Fossil Day and Girl Scout Day along with National Archeology Day. Check out the fossils on Dinosaur Ridge as guides show you the dinosaur bones and footprints.
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 new 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.
- Saturday, Oct 11 from 9:30pm-3pm
- 16831 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison
- dinoridge.org/DDD.html | dinoridge.org/scoutdays.html
Learn more about National Fossil Day at nature.nps.gov/….