Dinosaur Ridge leads several field trips throughout the year ranging from day trips to multi-day weekend excursions. Please check below for any upcoming field trips that you would like to attend.

Field Trips 2018

Green River Fossil Fish Dig

Friday, May 25 through Sunday, May 27, 2018

Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge, May 25 through 27, 2018 for an amazing weekend excursion! This trip will visit the Ancient Lake Fossils private, commercial quarry in the Green River Formation near Fossil Butte National Monument in Kemmerer, Wyoming.

During this trip we will dig in their active split fish quarry and keep the fish you uncover! Friday evening will feature guest speaker Arvid Aase (Fossil Butte National Monument, National Park Service). Saturday evening will feature guest speakers: Ancient Lake Fossils Inc. quarry owner Adam Lindgren, quarry staff Dain Hanson, and Dinosaur Ridge staff Blake Sullivan.

Dates: May 25 through May 27, 2017

Cost includes:

  • Transportation via bus or van from Dinosaur Ridge
  • 2 nights hotel at the Best Western (Double occupancy; add $125 for each single room
  • 2 days of digging (4 hours each)
  • 2 breakfasts at the hotel, 2 lunches at the quarry, water and sport drinks
  • 2 guest speakers with an added tour of the Fossil Butte Monument

 Cost: $700/person; $675 for Dinosaur Ridge Members & Volunteers

Restrictions: Anyone under 18 years of age must attend with an adult (valid ID required). All ages welcome. Limited walking field trip, not wheelchair accessible. Hammers and chisels provided, but if you have your own, please feel free. $125 non-refundable deposit due with RSVP.

For detailed information and to register, please contact Blake Sullivan at Dinosaur Ridge. or 720-930-1511.

To register for the 2018 Fish Dig, please download the registration form here.

Please print, complete, and mail with your payment to:
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge
ATTN: Blake Sullivan
16831 W. Alameda Parkway
Morrison, CO 80465.

Please see the payment plan and cancellation policies on page 2 of the registration form

Anthropological Adventures

Saturday, October 6 through Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge October 6-10, 2018 for an amazing 5-day adventure! This trip will visit Archaeology and Anthropology sites in Mesa Verde, Holbrook Arizona, and Albuquerque, NM!

Your fee includes:

* Transportation to and from DR

* 3 nights camping, 1 night hotel

* Opportunity to collect Fossil wood and Native American artifacts

* 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners, water, and Gatorade

* Interpretive guides at MV and ABQ

* Tour ends in ABQ during BALLOON FIESTA WEEK!!

The cost of this trip is $925 for non-members $900 for members.

Please contact Blake Sullivan at 720-930-1511 or for more information!

16831 W Alameda Pkwy.

Morrison, CO 80465

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