Motel 6 Vernal
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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Microwave in room
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... removed and preserved. A really huge collection of specimens. The story is that this is a river valley that flooded over 100 million year ago killing thousands of dinosaurs and washing away the remains of countless others that were already dead. Thus the mixture of intact and fragmented skeletons present.
At present we are sitting in very windy Rawlins, Wyoming having finished our ...
... the dinosaurs roamed the earth. After spending a lot of time in the exhibition hall we took an auto tour of the Monument that included pictographs and petroglyphs, a pioneer log cabin, views of the Green River and an explanation of how the river cut a path through the mountain, and views of an excavation site. The area is still an active dig site where several universities and museums are currently engaged in removing bones and fossils.
... nice Hoback River Gorge & Valley and on to Green River Dam at Fontenelle for picnic lunch.
Drive on south through fabulous Flaming Gorge & Sheep Creek Canyon into Vernal.
This is a seriously sleepy Utah town but there is a Chinese buffet. Tommy & I go for an evening walk & see no-one!
... jumble of rocks. It was only when we were at the bottom of it that Frank looked on his GPS and said that we had just gone through S.O.B. Again, not far beyond is the very fun Schoolboy Rapid. The river narrows and runs into the left wall, creating a really exciting series of roller coaster waves. I got drenched! More riffles take us down to the Inglesby Rapid, the final named rapid in Split Mountain Canyon. Sadly we head through the last two miles ...
There are signs for more petroglyphs along the road. They were more interesting than the ones at Echo Park. There is also an old homestead. I took a few pictures and then headed for the Quarry Visitor Center.
The Quarry Visitor Center has a few exhibits and is the spot where you catch a shuttle to the Quarry Exhibit Hall. I took a quick look around and caught the ...