10 Adventurous Spots To Explore Utah’s Prehistoric Giants
If you find dinosaurs fascinating, then Utah is the perfect place for you. The Beehive State’s geography was perfect for the preservation of dinosaur bones – its plateau during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods was nice and dry, making it possible for the remains of millions of years ago to fossilize. Today, Utah is a hotbed of activity for paleontologists all over the world, and the state even has a few dinosaurs named after it. If you want to learn more about Utah’s first residents, here are some places to visit.
Please note: This article focuses only on spots that offer dinosaur education in addition to dinosaur remains or sculptures – there are also many places in Utah’s outdoors to walk alongside dinosaur tracks!
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What’s your favorite place to visit Utah’s prehistoric giants?
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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