Quarry Exhibit Hall


The Utah side of the monument provides the only opportunity to see dinosaur remains and it's quite an impressive sight with some 1500 bones of various species embedded in a rock wall. You can even touch fossils dating back to the late Jurassic period. During summer months, a shuttle transports guests from the visitor center to the nearby exhibit hall.

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