Become a Member

Your Membership Supports Our Mission

Become a Member

Your membership supports our mission of preservation and education of the amazing fossils and geology located at Dinosaur Ridge, Triceratops Trail, and other sites within the Morrison-Golden Fossil Areas National Natural Landmark.

Dinosaur Ridge is a 501(c)(3) organization that relies on donations from generous people like you so that we may:

  • Educate 13,000 school children each year.
  • Provide free tours to low-income schools through the Field Experience Fund.
  • Educate the public during Dinosaur Discovery Days, which are held throughout the summer.
  • Update informative signs along the Dinosaur Ridge and Triceratops Trails.
  • Put in place protective measures to help preserve the fossils.
  • Expand educational programming to include outreaches, summer camps, field trips, and other special programs.
  • Preserve a non-renewable resource for generations to come.

Membership Levels & Benefits

The Friends of Dinosaur Ridge offer several options for individuals, families, and groups to become members and enjoy many exciting benefits.

Educator (CAST) Membership

$25

1 named adult and 1 guest pass for a Guided Bus Tour or Walking Tour (Exhibit Hall included)

20% Gift Shop discount (excludes consignment items)

Communications: E-Tracks monthly enewsletter & annual Ridge Report

$25 of your membership fee is tax-deductible.

Individual Plus Membership

$50

1 named adult and 1 guest pass for a Guided Bus Tour or Walking Tour (Exhibit Hall included)

1 single-use guest pass to bring a friend

20% Gift Shop discount (excludes consignment items)

Discounts on select programs (adult field trips, summer camps, TriceraTOTs preschool program, educational talks)

Communications: E-Tracks monthly enewsletter & annual Ridge Report

$50 of your membership fee is tax-deductible.

Grandparents Membership

$75

Annual passes for 2 adults and all Grandchildren (ages 18 and under) for a Guided Bus Tour or Walking Tour (Exhibit Hall included)

20% Gift Shop discount (excludes consignment items)

Discounts on select programs (adult field trips, summer camps, TriceraTOTs preschool program, educational talks)

Communications: E-Tracks monthly e-newsletter & annual Ridge Report

$75 of your membership fee is tax-deductible.

Family/Group Membership

$90

2 adults and up to 3 children (18 and under) passes for a Guided Bus Tour or Walking Tour (Exhibit Hall included)

2 single-use guest passes to bring friends

Discounts on select programs (adult field trips, summer camps, TriceraTOTs preschool program, educational talks)

20% Gift Shop discount (excludes consignment items)

Communications: E-Tracks monthly enewsletter and annual Ridge Report

$75 of your membership fee is tax-deductible.

Friends and Family Membership

$130

6 Guided Bus Tour or Walking Tour Passes (Exhibit Hall included)

3 single-use guest passes to bring friends

Discounts on select programs (adult field trips, summer camps, TriceraTOTs preschool program, educational talks)

20% Gift Shop discount (excludes consignment items)

Communications: E-Tracks monthly enewsletter and annual Ridge Report

$75 of your membership fee is tax-deductible.

This is a North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Level  Membership which provides additional benefits. The NARM Association is an extensive network of hundreds of cultural institutions across Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador, Mexico and the United States connecting their memberships for unprecedented access to arts, science, history, botanical gardens and more. Explore reciprocal locations here.

Legacy Lifetime Membership

$10,000

Guided tour through Morrison for up to 12 people (MNHM and DR)

Lunch with our Executive Director and Board President for up to 12 people

A full table of 8 at ROFR for your first year of Lifetime Membership

A special thank you gift from FoDR

Permanent recognition at the Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center

A chance to help us build our endowment with a $4,000 tax-deductible contribution

All other standard benefits apply for 2 named people and up to 6 guests per visit (for LIFE!)

$75 of your membership fee plus a $4,000 one-time contribution to the FoDR endowment fund is tax-deductible.

For More Information

Contact Dana Rinderknecht, Director of Development & Membership and Membership.

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