Dinosaur Ridge leads several travel and field programs for adults throughout the year. These range from day trips to multi-day weekend excursions.
2020 Travel and Field Trips
The 2020 Travel and Field Trip schedule is currently being planned. Here is a sample of what is coming up next year:
- Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
- Garden Park Fossil Area
- 4th Annual Fossil Fish Dig
- Picketwire Canyonlands
- Sternberg Museum of Natural History
Stay tuned for additional details and registration openings!
2019 PAST EVENTS
Behind the Scenes at Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Friday, October 18, 2019
Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour with our friends at DMNS. This day-trip is for FODR attendees only. Click here to learn more.
FODR Member rate: $45
Non-member rate: $55
Dinosaur National Monument Dig Trip
Thursday-Sunday, October 10-13, 2019
Join Dinosaur Ridge for four days of dinosaur fun! We will spend a half-day at Dinosaur National Monument viewing the fossil wall and two days assisting with digs at an active quarry on private land (No personal collection). We will also visit two museums on the trip: Dinosaur National Monument and Dinosaur Journey Museum.
FODR Member rate: $475
Non-Member rate: $550
K/Pg Boundary Trip with Dr. Lou Taylor
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Join us for a day trip led by Dr. Lou Taylor to the K/Pg Boundary (Cretaceous–Paleogene) near Trinidad, CO and Raton, NM. We will view the actual K/Pg extinction layer and Dr. Taylor will answer questions. Click here to learn more.
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Friday, June 14, 2019 |
This day trip takes you to Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Florissant, CO. We will tour one of the richest fossil deposits in the world with park staff and paleontologist Dr. Herb Meyer. Click here to learn more.
FODR Member rate: $90
Non-member rate: $110
3rd Annual Fossil Fish Dig
Rescheduled Date: Friday-Sunday, July 26-28, 2019
This dig trip to Kemmerer, Wyoming, is the best way for a fossil junkie to spend a weekend. You are guaranteed to come back with amazing finds. Click here to learn more.
FODR Member rate: $675
Non-member rate: $750