Split Mountain Campground

Dinosaur National Monument, Dinosaur, Colorado, United States | Campground

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Awesome days

A travel blog entry by phoenixfranklin


... next to all the big buildings in new York.

Every day we walked to subway station and went to new York we started walking through the big city and got to library it was really big. At the start there wasn’t any books !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

But when you go through the maze of walls you find a big room filled with books and heaps of Computers.

One street in New York had massive TVs every where.


Pike's Peak --- and BUST!!!

A travel blog entry by sherri3vol


... summit of 0 degrees and -16 degrees with wind chill. Brrr!

Only 13 oft he 19 miles of road were open due to ice. Each mile was marked, and there was even an informative sign stating "Bigfoot had been sighted here, so be alert!" The ascent was quick to mile 13, with a surprise at the road closure blockade. It was the "Historic Glen-Cove Inn," which was actually a glorified gift shop and cafe. Lodging here was ...

The Real Jurassic Park

A travel blog entry by farnie10


... but it was Dinosaur bones that I had come to see. To be honest, I was not quite sure what was here, but with a name like Dinosaur there had to be something, right?

I certainly wasn't disappointed. Like all American Park so far, it was very well presented, and an exhibition hall has been built over one particular quarry face. It contained the bones to over 500 different ...

Hell's Half Mile day!

A travel blog entry by monroefischer


Coffee delivered to me in my tent - what a lucky woman I am! Yesterday the sun actually did come up and into camp, but this morning we are in such a deep canyon that there will be no sun in camp for ages. Greg and Wanda made delicious breakfast burritos with wildly hot jalapeņos if we wished. It was a relaxed morning, we reloaded the rafts and took off sometime around 11 am. On the river some of us seldom keep track of time - it is just river-time.


What a first day on the river!

A travel blog entry by monroefischer


... into one car to go back to the put-in, but this shuttle is too long for this rather annoying method.

The Green River is dam controlled, and is by nature very low by this time of the year, so we planned to wait for the river to come up after the day's water release around noon to begin our journey. It takes over an hour to unload all of the gear, blow up the rafts and rig them (load them and securely tie down our gear). These rafts are fairly large ...


This campground, located on Dinosaur National Monument, Dinosaur, is near Dinosaur National Monument, Echo Park/Sand Canyon Trail, and Gates of Lodore Trail.
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