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Scientific Spelling Stomp is Back!

Join us for the 2nd annual Scientific Spelling Stomp, an all-ages team spelling bee.

Saturday, September 22 at 2:30 pm
American Mountaineering Center--Golden, CO

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ONLY $9/person

Our Adventure Pass includes access to both of our exhibit halls, Trek Through Time and The Discovery Center, and a guided shuttle bus tour of the Dinosaur Ridge Trail.

Kids ages 2 and under are free!

Active military receive 50% off of bus tours and 10% off in the gift shop.

Veterans receive 10% off of bus tours and in our gift shops.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Everything Dinosaur Talk 7: Iguanodonts

Wednesday, July 25 (6-7 pm)

Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge for an interesting talk on iguanodonts, thumb-spiked dinosaurs! Meet at the Discovery Center: 17681 W. Alameda Parkway, Red Rocks Entrance #1. FREE TALK. Education@dinoridge.org to RSVP.

 

TriceraTOTs Preschool Program

Wednesday, Auugust 1 (10-11 am)

A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! Non-members: $5/child. Members $3/child. Adults and 1 and under free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at education@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will take place at the Discovery Center: 17681 W Alameda Parkway - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

 

Dinosaur Discover Day: Reptile and Bird Day

Saturday, August 11 (10 am-2 pm)

Join Friends of Dinosaur Ridge and several special guests to explore the relationship between dinosaurs and their cousins the reptiles, and their descendants the birds! At the Visitor Center: Nature's Educator will be here with live raptors (hawks, falcons, and owls), and the Denver Zoo will be here displaying many awesome reptiles such as snakes, lizards, turtles! Other special guests include the Morrison Natural History Museum, and more! On the Ridge: Scientists will be stationed along the trail to interpret the fossil and geological sites to visitors that hike up. Hiking is free. An optional shuttle ride will be available at a cost of $4/person (3 and under free). Education@dinoridge.org for more information. Click here for more details.

 

Colorado Classic Bike Race: From RiNo to Dino

Saturday, August 18 (1-3 pm)

On Saturday, August 18, the Colorado Classic—an internationally renowned competitive bike race—will be coming over Dinosaur Ridge. Dino Ridge will be one of the most interesting and sought-after viewing spots for the Day 3 Route! Click here for more details on closures and parking. (Scroll down to the Colorado Classic section.)

 

Dinosaur Ridge at the Colorado Rockies

Sunday, August 26 (1:10 pm)

Cheer on your Colorado Rockies while helping to support your home team non-profit, Friends of Dinosaur Ridge! Join us on Sunday, August 26 at 1:10 p.m. We promise an afternoon filled with laughs and cheers for all ages as the Rockies take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field. Click here for more information or to order tickets.

 

 

2nd Annual Scientific Spelling Stomp

Saturday, September 22 (2:30-6 pm)

Join us for a new twist on the traditional spelling bee. Last year’s event was so much fun, we decided to host the 2nd Annual Scientific Spelling Stomp, where teams of up to 4 people will show off their scientific spelling skills. Brush up on your "archaeans" and "schistosity" and earn amazing prizes and the title of 2018 Dinosaur Ridge Scientific Spelling Stomp Champion. We know your team will do a "gneiss" job! Or, join us as an audience member to cheer on your favorite team. Click here for more details!

 

Anthropological Adventures: A Dinosaur Ridge Field Trip for Adults

Saturday, October 6 - Wednesday, October 10

Join Friends of Dinosaur Ridge for an amazing 5-day adventure. This trip will visit archeaology and anthropology sites in Mesa Verde NP; Holbrook, AZ; and Albuquerque, NM. Highlights include opportunities to collect fossilized wood and native american artifacts, interpretive guides in Mesa Verde NP and Albuquerque, and the tour ends in Albuquerque during Balloon Fiesta Week. Click here for more details!

 

 

DINOSAUR RIDGE NEEDS YOUR HELP

Dinosaur Ridge and its many programs depend on donations and volunteers to keep educating and preserving. Without generous people like you our world-famous track site would cease to exist. Please consider making a donation today, or volunteer your time as a docent, tour guide, or helper.

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DINO PASS

TWO MUSEUMS!
ONE DISCOUNTED TICKET!

Dinosaur Ridge and Morrison Natural History Museum have teamed up to offer visitors a joint ticket that includes admission to both institutions for one low price--the MORRISON DINO PASS!

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CROCODILE CREEK STAIRWAY

Dinosaur Ridge is currently fundraising for a stairway over Crocodile Creek. Click here for more information.

16831 W Alameda Pkwy.

Morrison, CO 80465

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