Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail
What To See And Do:
Get a glimpse of an era when huge creatures roamed the earth. Dinosaur bone still encased in rock may be viewed in Mill Canyon by following a short nature trail near the Monitor and Merrimac mountain bike/jeep trail. This is a short, self-guided interpretive trail. There are signs along the way and you can pick up a brochure/guide at the Moab Field Office or download one from the link on your right.
How to Get There: The trail starts at the Dinosaur Trailhead. To get there, drive 15 miles north of Moab on U.S. 191, the turn left onto a dirt road (marked "Mill Canyon"). This road is just north of highway milepost 141. Be careful when crossing the train tracks. Proceed 0.6 miles on this dirt road to a "Y" intersection. Turn left at this point; go 0.5 miles to another intersection. Turn right here. The Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail is 0.6 miles away along this route. At the trailhead, you will find a parking area and interpretive signs both at the parking area and along the trail itself.
Contact Information: For maps, brochures, and other information, please contact the BLM Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood, Moab, Utah 84532. Telephone: (435) 259-2100.
Would you like to volunteer to help preserve paleontological and cultural resources?
The BLM has started the Canyon Country Site Stewardship Program and volunteers monitor this site and others like it in the Canyon Country District. For more information about this program, please visit the BLM Moab Field Office (Canyon Country District Main Office) or contact Rebecca Hunt-Foster, the BLM Canyon Country District Paleontologist: firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact information and more general information about volunteering in Utah can be found on the Volunteer Program in Utah page. You can also visit the BLM Volunteer Program Site, where you can find information and opportunities to get involved with the BLM in Utah and nationwide.