Utah Dinosaur Quarry Re-opens

The Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, one of Utah's best known excavation sites, will re-open for the season on March 27. The quarry offers interactive displays and exhibits, including a display on the excavation history of the site, a fossil preparation table, replica skulls of animals found there, and a mounted Allosaurus skeleton. Visitors can also watch paleontologists excavating fossils inside its covered building. The quarry is open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, weather permitting. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Entrance fee is $5 per adult ; children 15 and under are free. Educational groups should contact Michael Leschin at 435-636-3619 to schedule tours. The quarry is approximately 30 miles south of Price.


Salt Lake Tribune Article
March 22, 2009
Compiled by John Renshaw
Photo by Rick Egan

Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry