Plan Your Visit

Some of our staff members may be able to help with language translations; however please note that such help is subject to staff member presence and availability. Please check in at the Gift Shop when you arrive or email to see if staff with your language competency is available to help during your visit. For accessibility questions please email in advance


Main Visitor Center – East Side

16831 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison, CO
360º virtual tour

Martin G. Lockley Discovery Center – West Side

17681 W. Alameda Parkway, Golden, CO

When You Arrive

  • Parking is free
  • Buy tickets inside the Gift Shop (EBT Cardholder receive discount pricing)
  • Picnic tables are available
  • Restrooms are located in the parking lot

Guest Map

Seasonal Hours

Dinosaur Ridge is open daily. Check hours and directions for seasonal times.

Be Prepared

No water, shade or facilities are available along the trail. Bring water, sunscreen, and dress for changing weather.

Accessibility Questions?

Please email with questions in advance of your visit.

Dog Policy & Guidance

Outdoors – Not Indoors

Dogs are allowed on the Dinosaur Ridge Trail and Visitor Center grounds. Dogs are not permitted indoors or on buses. Service dogs are exempt.

Full Sun Warning: Hot Pavement, No Shade or Water

The Trail is a paved asphalt road that can get incredibly hot and dangerous for dog paws in the summer! There is no shade or water along the trail.

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