Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices ePubs Subscribe Archives
Today is November 23, 2014
home newssports feature opinion fyi society obits multimedia

Front Page » June 9, 2011 » Carbon County News » Dinosaur quarry begins summer schedule
Published 1,263 days ago

Dinosaur quarry begins summer schedule


Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

The summer schedule is in effect at the Bureau of Land Management's Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry.

The quarry is open Thursdays through Mondays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the exception of Sundays, when it is open noon to 5 p.m. The quarry will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

The current schedule will be in place for the months of June, July, and August with the Quarry closing to the general public at the end of August.

Inside the Quarry, visitors discover one of the world's foremost fossil resources. The can observe the bones of dinosaurs - excavated, yet to be excavated, and replicas - and imagine what life was like in this exact spot during the time of the dinosaur.

After discovering inside the Quarry, the can continue to the picnic tables for a break and to the hiking trails to continue the adventure.

The Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry is about 30 miles south of Price at the end of a gravel road. From Price, take Highway 10 south to the Cleveland/Elmo turnoff. Then follow the "Dinosaur Quarry" signs located at the intersections.

The last 12 miles are on graded unpaved road.

From Huntington, take Hwy 10 north to the Cleveland turnoff. In Cleveland, go south toward the San Rafael and follow the signs.

The last 13 miles are graded unpaved road.

For further information, or to make arrangements for group visits, contact the BLM Price Field Office, at (435) 636-3600.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints


Top of Page


 
Local News  
June 9, 2011
Recent Local News
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories



Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Sun Advocate, 2000-2013. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Sun Advocate.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us