The Dinosaur National Monument is the largest quarry of Jurassic Period dinosaur bones ever discovered. Home to over 2,000 dinosaur bones exposed in the sandstone wall. Many complete skeletons have also been recovered and are exhibited here and in museums throughout the nation.
Adventure Bound River Expeditions
Professionally-guided whitewater rafting trips on the Colorado
River, the Green River and the Yampa River. Learn more by visiting
This popular attraction is a huge reservoir providing outstanding opportunity for boating, fishing, skiing, jet skiing, houseboating and other water sports. Even during the summer heat the reservoir water is cool.
House of Natural History
Ancient fossil skeletal reproductions, archaeological and geological
exhibits, fluorescent minerals and other natural history aspects
of the Uinta Mountains and Uinta Basin are featured in the Utah
Field House of Natural History museum. Step back in time and
walk through the dinosaur garden where you'll experience life-size
prehistoric animal replicas
Park Convention Center
A short distance from our Vernal hotel, Western Park Convention Center hosts an abundance of events throughout the year. Visitors can enjoy concerts, ballets, theatre performances, art shows and festivals at one of the center's indoor and outdoor arenas.
Fleet State Park
Just 13 miles from our Vernal, UT accommodations, Red Fleet State Park features natural areas for outdoor recreation. Boaters and swimmers can also view 200 year-old dinosaur tracks preserved in a large rock formation in the park's reservoir.