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Address: 16831 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison, CO
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+1 303-697-3466
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Dinosaur Ridge contains over 300 Cretaceous dinosaur footprints, a few...

Dinosaur Ridge contains over 300 Cretaceous dinosaur footprints, a few dozen Jurassic dinosaur bones, plus many other trace fossils from ripple marks to plant impressions. At the Visitor Center, you can visit the gift shop, sluice mine for your own mineral or fossil finds, or take a Trek through Time in our exhibit hall.

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Awesome dinosaur tracks! And the view was cool! Great place to take the youngsters and those interested in archeology! A bit of walking, but it was worth it, there's also a tour... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome dinosaur tracks! And the view was cool! Great place to take the youngsters and those interested in archeology! A bit of walking, but it was worth it, there's also a tour bus you can take. For the handicapped, just ask the DRM folks for a magnetic door sign. You can drive up the road on your own, no walking.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited last week. No admission was required to see the attraction but I'm not sure about the museum. We walked through the whole ridge and were most impressed with the dinosaur footprints.

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Thank PointExcavator
Denver, Colorado
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75 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are other attractions in the area that I recommend before this one. While the attractions is informative, it is not all that different from museums.

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Thank wendymunz
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

A friend helped us find the visitor center. We got there just as the bus pulled up. We had about 15-20 minutes to use the bathroom and peruse their gift shop. The bus was great and also went slow enough that I could hit every Pokestop and catch some interesting Pokemon. Afterwards, we went to the little museum next door... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Thought it would be interesting and cool. Had our daughter and friend with us both of which lost interest pretty quick. There are a few cool facts and sights but not nearly what we had expected.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

There is a bus tour, but because of time constraints, we choose to walk it. The trail is an old paved road and goes up hill from the visitors center. Points of interest are clearly marked with informative signage. Some of the signs are getting old and faded. It was a pleasant place to spend the morning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Had fun smoking legal sticky big bids, sipping on tankerds of Coors beer & wine. Looking for this killer dinosaur, that lerks in the park, we didnt see him, thank god. Ps not legal to smoke in any park. Edibals

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Very good trip taking the bus instead of walking, only $5.00 per person. Bus driver stopped at various points of interest, pointed out dinosaur foot prints and some bones embedded in the rock formations. Bus driver happened to be a geologist (retired) and certainly knew his stuff. I am retired from the mining industry and knew a lot of what... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

As parents and grandparents (but without accompanying children) we visited this place on our last day in Denver before flying home to UK. Everybody likes dinosaurs, and having seen many skeletons in museums with computer generated environments or actual moving parts with my own dinosaur mad sons, wasn't sure what to expect. However, take away the museum, take away the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second time here. It's interesting and has beautiful scenery. My 7 year old loves it here, but he's usually very interested in rocks, fossils, dinosaurs and that kind of stuff. So this is right up his alley. The staff which, I think, is mostly volunteer are friendly and knowledgeable. The footprints and fossilized prints are sometimes hard... More 

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