We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Cool and Fun Icon of Vernal

A must stop on your trip to Vernal. I'd never been to Vernal before but of course I knew about the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AnnaLaura B
Iconic dino

Many of us remember this from when we were younger. If you don't have such memories then it's just... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yousah
,
Chicago suburbs
Read all 53 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
A roadside legend for 23 years, these two dinosaur models have an interesting history.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“east side” (3 reviews)
“op” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
W. Main Street, Vernal, UT
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (53)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

A must stop on your trip to Vernal. I'd never been to Vernal before but of course I knew about the iconic pink dinosaur so I had to stop for pictures. It's a cool thing to visit.

Thank AnnaLaura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many of us remember this from when we were younger. If you don't have such memories then it's just a large pink dinosaur. It is in a nice setting for photos. Considering this area is known for dinosaurs, it's quite an appropriate "statue".

Thank yousah
Reviewed 19 July 2017

It truly is one of the great wonders of the world. Never have I seen a pink dinosaur before. And don't get me started on his/her eyelashes. Unbelievable

1  Thank WA509
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Ummm... it's a pink dinosaur on the east end of town. Did I mention it's pink? Not much to say on this one. Cool if your traveling cross country taking pics of statues...

Thank mrbeefjerkey
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I saw this as a child and my dad remembers taking a picture with it when he was a child. Now my kids have the same memory. It's just a statue but it's well kept and a good short stop for a memorable photo op.

Thank Cami E
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Pink Dino is still there and fun for the kids to see! It was one of my daughter's favorite attractions in Vernal when she was little.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Vernal is very dinosaur-centric, perhaps because many dinosaur bones have been found in the area and Dinosaur National Park is nearby. If you are in Vernal, and like retro-roadside art, this large, pink dinosaur is worth a look. I would not travel from another town,...More

Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a FUN stop. The dinosaur is always changing. Even though my kids and seen it several times we always take the time to see how it is dressed up this time!!

Thank jcneb596
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I don't know How can you not stop for a photo with this fabulous pink dinosaur !!!! Do it, your friends will love it

Thank zanpris
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The pink dinosaur on the east of town is a local icon to Vernal city. I've heard it said that the structure has been extensively repaired about 10 years ago because the original (built in the 1950s?) had been around for a long time. I...More

Thank Kelly B
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Antica Forma
330 reviews
1.06 km away
Jade Lion
6 reviews
1.52 km away
Vernal Brewing Company
355 reviews
.62 km away
Plaza Mexicana
163 reviews
1.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
Don Hatch River Expeditions
142 reviews
.96 km away
Utah Field House of Natural History State Park
281 reviews
.69 km away
Moonshine Arch
9 reviews
.73 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from T-Rex staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit