The Stories Behind Dinosaurland’s “Writing on the Walls”

The McConkie Ranch Petroglyph Panel

Date: July 19, 2023

Categories: Hiking

Dinosaurland’s petroglyphs are a window into the region’s rich cultural history. These ancient rock carvings, created by the native peoples who once inhabited the area, offer insight into their beliefs, practices and daily lives.

One of the most famous and well-preserved examples of this art form can be found at McConkie Ranch outside of Vernal.

What Are The McConkie Ranch Petroglyphs?

The McConkie Ranch Petroglyphs were created by the Fremont culture, a prehistoric Native American people who lived in the region from around …

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Coronavirus: Fun Things To Do While Social Distancing in Dinosaurland

Date: March 28, 2020

Categories: Hiking

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, many people are finding themselves in quarantine in order to most effectively practice “social distancing.” Are you going stir crazy?” Social distancing doesn’t mean that you have to stay inside. There are plenty of things that you can do outside that are still within the appropriate social distancing. Plus being outdoors is good for you! So here are a few ideas to help motivate you to go outside. 

Go For A Hike There is ample …

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Top Five Hikes in Dinosaurland

Date: December 4, 2019

Categories: Hiking

Dinosaurland in Vernal, Utah is a great place to go outside and explore. The scenery is vast and often changing. There is a wide range of trails ranging from beginner to advanced and offering distances up to 30 miles. We have compiled a list of the top five hikes that should be on everyone’s itinerary when visiting Dinosaurland.

Moonshine Arch

Moonshine Arch is a local favorite. This massive arch is about 85 feet in length and about 40 feet above …

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