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New Dinosaur Finds in Dinosaurland

Date: November 14, 2019

In: Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaurland in Vernal, Utah is known for its immense amount of dinosaur fossils and bones to be discovered in the area. New and exciting dinosaur discoveries are still happening in Dinosaurland. During the summer of 2019 paleontologists found a Stegosaurus femur, three intact teeth, and prepared countless fossils with a valid permit from Dinosaur National Monument.

 

Stegosaurus Femur Discovered in Dinosaur National Monument

Stegosaurus femur was collected in Dinosaur National Monument on August 8, 2019. New Dinosaur National Monument paleontologist ReBecca Hunt-Foster …

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The Building That Was Sent Through The Mail

Date: November 4, 2019

In: History

 

Can you ship a building through the mail? Here in Uintah County, over one hundred years ago clever bankers did just that. The Uintah Basin residence had out grown their current bank location and needed something larger. The new bank would require 80,000 bricks to construct it. But acquiring the bricks from Salt Lake City, Utah by fright wagon was an expensive venture. At the time, commercial wagon freighters demanded 15 cents per brick to ship from Salt Lake City …

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Top 10 Things to Do In Dinosaurland, Vernal, Utah

Date: October 10, 2019

In: Uncategorized

Memories are made in Dinosaurland! It is an outdoor wonderland jammed packed with beauty, history, and of course adventure. And while the possibilities are endless on your next visit to Vernal, Utah let us suggest the top 10 things to do here and what you won’t want to miss out on.

1- Play like a Paleontologist

Vernal, Utah is dinosaur country so much so that it is referred to as Dinosaurland. With a name like Dinosaurland you know that there is going …

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Camping Near Vernal, Utah

Date: May 29, 2019

In: Uncategorized

If you are looking for wondrous landscapes where you can explore the great outdoors and sleep peacefully under a pristine, starry night sky, Vernal and the Ashley National Forest are the place for you.

Camping near Vernal, Utah is perfect for lovers of the outdoors. With plenty of sights and activities galore, Vernal, Utah camping will make for a memorable vacation.

Gorgeous Sights

Vernal and the AShley National Forest have a plethora of natural wonders for you to explore.

Vernal, UT is nestled …

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5 Exciting Activities in Vernal that Don’t Involve Dinosaur Fossils

Date: May 11, 2017

In: Uncategorized

Whether you are driving to Vernal from Colorado in the east or from Utah in the west, an adventure awaits. Vernal, with a population approaching 10,000 people, lies almost halfway between Salt Lake City and Aspen, and it offers a number of off-the-beaten-path activities for the day or as an overnight.

Driving down the main street of town, the eyes of visitors are filled with wonder as they drive past more …

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Can you name a movie based on the dinosaur in the film?

Date: July 26, 2016

In: quiz

Do you think you’re a dinosaur genius? Do you think you know everything about movies? Have you seen every Jurassic Park movie, thousands of times?Then take our quiz and see if you truly know everything about dinosaurs and movies.

Vern+Al Short Story Finalist #2

Date: March 31, 2016

In: Contests

The second entry submitted to our short story contest was written by Janet Pierce. You will find the story below. I am just amazed at the creativity of our two finalists and how cute their stories turned out. Wouldn’t it be fun to go on these adventures in real life? 

Vern+Al Short Story Finalist #1

Date: March 29, 2016

In: Contests

A few weeks ago we held a short story contest in conjunction with our Storytelling Festival here in Vernal. We had two finalists that gave us their permission to share their cute Vern and Al stories. The first story found below was written by Megan Chamberlain who is 10 years old. She also drew pictures to go along with her story. Story #2 will be posted soon!                                …

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Visit Dinosaurland – You’ll want to stay forever…the Dinosaurs did!

Date: February 10, 2016

In: Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaurs fascinate all types of people. It doesn’t matter your age, your background, or your gender – there is something about dinosaurs that draws people in. Dinosaurs are found all over Dinosaurland. We have several iconic dinosaurs – Dinah, Vern, T-Rex, and Al – which are found in many visitor selfies, but most uniquely we have real dinosaur bones found at Dinosaur National Monument.Dinosaur National Monument Quarry Exhibit Hall is located …

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Welcome to the new Dinosaurland Website

Date: March 24, 2015

In: Announcements

So what’s Dinosaurland? Uintah County is Dinosaurland. It’s Dinosaur National Monument, Flaming Gorge Reservoir, and the High Uintah Mountains. It’s open skies and beautiful scenery.

Dinosaurland is real Dinosaur fossils and tracks! Scenic byways, state parks, wilderness areas, heritage trails, petroglyphs and pictographs. It’s world-class fishing, river running, hiking, biking, and camping in alpine meadows, along raging rivers, and in red-rock canyons.

Dinosaurland is every type of experience you can think of – historic, natural, recreational and even culinary. Uintah …

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