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... no shade and dry wind all the time. But the scenery is really cool! Tonight, we learned about the history of the Park Service from a ranger and her husband who have been to 323 of the 401 NPS units. Considering we have been to 89 including this one, we have a long way to go! Tomorrow, we are headed to another, far more remote section of the park for some ...
... which makes it a monument). There is a small museum which has, as part of its structure, a huge rock with dinosaur bones, very, very impressive. Some of the surrounding countryside resembles the Badlands and some resembles the canyons we have visited on this trip. There are trails, but it's just too hot to walk more than for a few minutes. Checked into the hotel then used the WWW to find a place to eat. Dinner tonight was north American fare - steak, and it was ...
The next morning, Wednesday, September 11th, we prepared to leave Park City, Utah and said our reluctant goodbyes.
It became obvious why we had to visit Kent and Karen, besides the good time we always have, when we left; Highway US 40 runs right by their house. Our destination for the day was the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park and Museum in Vernal, UT which is right ...
... one feel very small! You can see the 'tiger stripes' of weathering which is visible on several of this type of rock walls in the area. It is amazing how the swallows find little crags in the sheer rock to build their nests. The swallows swooped around, not quite as much as the bats in the evening, and the merganzers swam upstream. Always Mama followed by her group of youngsters of the year. They are the only ducks that we ever see on this river. ...
... Quarry Visitor Center. There are a few stops to see some small fossils along the trail. There are lots of other hiking trails in the park but I didn't have time to take any of them.
I enjoyed Dinosaur National Monument. I don't believe there are any other places where you can see so many fossils still in the rock.
When I got back I headed to Vernal, UT and got a room for the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBest Western Dinosaur Inn Vernal
Clean rooms, nice pool, and very good front desk service
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