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Cleveland - Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry

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Address: Price, UT 84501
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No bones but plenty of details about the recovery and some striking models

There is a small museum at the entrance to the quarry containing a history of the site and several models including one large one.The recent diggings are inside sheds about 250... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The kids really had a good time here. Not too far out of town. Lots to see and some good hikes. The picnic tables were a great addition.

Thank Nikehutch
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

There is a small museum at the entrance to the quarry containing a history of the site and several models including one large one.The recent diggings are inside sheds about 250 yds down along the site and while one is locked the other one contains models of skeleton pieces which are placed in the exact location they were found in... More 

3 Thank hedleyk
West Islip, New York
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016

If you are into dinos, then you will defininetly see them here, a work in progress. It is a bit os a schlep on dirt roads to get to it. Once you are there it is about a 2 hour activity, including, a little hiking, bring water with you

Thank Steven G
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stopped at the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry on our way to the San Rafael Swell. They have a small but very nice museum. The quarry buildings are fun because you get to see what an actual dig looks like. We also did the rock walk and loved getting to see dinosaur bones in situ. If you can, go first thing... More 

1 Thank Christi J
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

In middle of no where but very informative. Staff was very helpful and took a lot of time. They don't have anything for kids who do the blm explorer book

Thank chrismone
Naples, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Crazy long drive to get to, but very worthwhile...Amazing to see "real life" bones in their natural setting. Short walking trail to see more natural wonders. Plan on a couple of hours, mostly for the drive

Thank Douglas B
Pineville, Kentucky
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Traveling back from Moab to Salt Lake City, we found the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry near the half way mark. A bit off the beaten path but well worth the 12 mile drive down a dirt road. Anybody fascinated by dinosaurs will find this to be a wonderland. Definitely take the Rock Walk. You will literally be walking amongst fossils. Loved... More 

1 Thank NYYankeesKY
Grand Junction, Colorado
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Interesting family detour. Small place. Not as expansive as Dinosaur National Monument but you can see fossils still in the ground.

1 Thank hindugoddess
Price, Utah
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

A dirt/gravel road. You think you are nowhere and in the high desert. Then, boom, you are at the Quarry. Great displays, beautiful facility, friendly staff, really interesting walking trails and bones everywhere. A very worthwhile visit.

1 Thank Thomas M
Murray, Utah
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322 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This site contains some very extensive dinosaur remains. It is kind of in the middle of nowhere. This is a site which should receive federal funding to upgrade facilities and perhaps make it a National Monument or Park. It is a hidden treasure, literally.

Thank David L

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