Visit Dinosaur Ridge
Great for small groups, couples, and individuals. Guided tours are available daily from our Main Visitor Center.
Main Visitor Center
The Main Visitor Center is where to begin your visit at Dinosaur Ridge. Explore the indoor Exhibit Hall, our kids Dig Areas, and the Gift Shop. Bring a picnic to enjoy outdoors.
The Discovery Center is our secondary museum and gift shop on the west side of the Ridge just inside Red Rocks Park & Ampitheatre entrance #1. Exhibits focus on the unique plants and animals that lived in Colorado 60-150 million years ago.
Dinosaur Ridge Trail
Dinosaur Ridge Trail is the primary visitor experience at the Ridge. Take in the nation’s the #1 ranked dinosaur tracksite, the bones quarry, the Brontosaur Bulges, and other points of interest. Options include:
- Walking the paved road at your own pace and reading interpretive signs along the way
- Downloading an audio tour to your smartphone
- Signing up for a guided weekend walking tour
- Buying a ticket for a guided bus tour
Triceratops Trail is a gravel hiking trail located in nearby Golden, Colorado, where visitors can see dinosaur, bird, mammal, insect, and invertebrate tracks, trace fossils, and other areas of scientific significance. Seasonal guided walking tours can be reserved.
Help Dinosaur Ridge
All programs at Dinosaur Ridge are funded by donations and made possible with support from volunteers. Without generous people like you, this world-famous tracksite would not be as open and accessible to visitors as it is today. Please consider making a donation, becoming a member, and/or volunteering your time to help keep the work at Dinosaur Ridge going and growing.