Audio Tours

Experience Dinosaur Ridge from Your Mobile Device

Dinosaur Ridge Audio Tour

Recorrido en audio por Dinosaur Ridge

Travel back 100 million to 150 million years in time to learn about the fascinating lives and deaths of dinosaurs through their ancient environments, tracks, and fossils!

This audio tour is narrated by Dinosaur Ridge educators and provides detailed interpretation along the 2.5 mile out and back Dinosaur Ridge paved trail. The tour is geared towards adults, but children may also enjoy learning new vocabulary and information. For younger children, ​ages 5-11, consider purchasing ourChildren’s Audio Tour and/or our FAMILY FIELD GUIDE in English or Spanish to complete activities along the trail (copies are also available for purchase in our gift shop).

The walk will take about 2 hours if you stop at every stop and return on the same trail (1.25 miles each direction). No water or facilities are available along this trail so be prepared! Bring water, sunscreen, and dress for changing weather.

Children’s Audio Tour of Dinosaur Ridge  coming soon!

Join Family Field Guide characters; Daniel and Elena as they take you back in time on a prehistoric journey at Dinosaur Ridge! Explore each of the main sites to learn about the geological and paleontological history and see evidence of an ancient environment and ancient creatures that stretch over 200 – 66 million years ago. 

The walk will take about 2 hours if you stop at every stop and is uphill for half of the walk. No water or facilities are available along this trail so be prepared! Bring water, sunscreen, and dress for changing weather.

Use what you learn to share with your friends and family and take the Ridge Quiz after your tour for a chance to win prizes! 

Consider ​purchasing our​ FAMILY FIELD GUIDE in English or Spanish for additional fun activities along the trail (copies are also available for purchase in our gift shop). 

Triceratops Trail Audio Tour

Audioguía para el recorrido Triceratops Trail

Travel back 68-million years to a fossil site from the last part of the Cretaceous – the literal end of an Era, the last period in the Age of Dinosaurs!  This tour is geared towards adults, but children may also enjoy learning new earth science vocabulary and information.  

This tour takes place along a 1.5 mile gravel hiking trail in Golden*. Learn about the geology, clay mining, and tracks and traces of dinosaurs, prehistoric birds, mammals, insects, and invertebrates that once lived in this area.  The site is also famous for palm fronds and other leaf and plant impressions left behind when this was a delta-like, wet environment. 

Retired geologist Bob Mason narrates as you explore the geological and paleontological history of this fascinating and important site.  

*Triceratops Trail is located in Golden, CO a few miles north of Dinosaur Ridge. For parking details, click HERENo facilities are available on this trail so be prepared! Bring water, sunscreen, and dress for changing weather. Plan on about an hour to complete this tour.

Audio Tours

Available in English or Spanish
Cost: $6

For the best sound streaming experience, download the tour to each device from a reliable wifi location and use headphones to listen while walking the trail.

Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Step 1

Purchase the tour. Downloading ahead of time from home or Visitor Center wifi is recommended for best functionality.

Step 2

For Dinosaur Ridge audio tours, we recommend picking up a trail map at the Main Visitor Center before heading to the East Gate Kiosk (preferred starting point).  Or, tour in reverse from the West Gate Kiosk near our Discovery Center.

Step 3

Click Listen to start your tour!

Look for trail sign titles that match audio tour stop titles for orientation.

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