Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway
The Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway runs through the best land in the world to learn about dinosaurs. Numerous sites are available to the public where bones and tracks are still visible in the ground. Many museums along the way add to the opportunities to see and learn about dinosaurs.
The Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway is located in eastern Utah and western Colorado. Three-quarters of the loop are within Utah. The segment within Colorado was designated the Dinosaur Diamond Scenic and Historic Byway by the Colorado Transportation Commission on October 27, 1997. The segment within Utah was designated the Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway by the Utah State Legislature in 1998.
|Area:||512 mile loop|
|Visitor Center:||Dinosaur Welcome Center|
Begin at any point along the loop. The best places to begin might be Vernal, Utah or Rangely, Colorado.
The are many camping opportunities all along the Prehistoric Highway. Almost every community along the route has both public and commercial camping facilities, and the various National Parks, Monuments, and Forests along the route also offer public campgrounds. See Landmarks for a detailed list of locations along the route.
There are numerous hiking opportunities along the Prehistoric Highway. See Landmarks for a detailed list of locations that may offer developed and backcountry trails.