The Friends of Dinosaur Ridge is open seven days a week.
Main Visitor Center/Gift Shop Hours:
Located west of the Alameda Parkway and C-470 exit on the east side of Dinosaur Ridge.
Summer hours - May through October:
Monday - Saturday: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sunday: 10AM - 5PM
Winter hours – November through April:
Monday through Saturday: 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Discovery Center Location/Hours
Located at Red Rocks Entrance #1 on the West Side of Dinosaur Ridge.
17681 W Alameda Parkway
Golden, CO 80402
Summer Hours - May through October
Monday through Saturday 9AM to 5PM
Sunday 12PM to 5PM
Winter Hours - November through April
Monday through Saturday 9AM to 4PM
Sunday 12PM to 4PM
Shuttle Bus Hours:
Summer hours – June through August: (shuttles leave every half hour)
June-August 10:00AM to 4:00PM (Everyday)
Sept.-May 10-3 (Mon.-Sat.), 10-3 (Sun.)
*Winter Hours – September through May: (shuttle leaves every hour)
Monday through Saturday: 10:00 to 3:00PM (last shuttle leaves at 3:00)
Sunday: 10:00 to 3:00 (last shuttle leaves at 3:00)
*Throughout September, two shuttles will run on the weekends, leaving every half hour.
Exhibit Hall Hours:
Summer hours – June through August:
Everyday: 9:30AM to 4:30PM
Winter hours – September through May:
Everyday: 9:30AM to 3:30PM