National and State Register

Dinosaur National Monument Multiple Resource Area

Dinosaur National Monument is located in northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah in an area of rugged canyons along the Green and Yampa Rivers.  The monument’s boundaries also include numerous minor canyons, mountain parks, and basins.

The significance of historic resources within Dinosaur National Monument is based on their relationship to the themes of Ranching, Exploration and the Fur Trade, Tourism, Scientific Discovery, and Park Development.  (Cover documentation ccepted by National Register in 1986.)