The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) – Price Field Office announces Friday, March 25, as the opening day for the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry.В Inside the Quarry discover one of the worldвЂ™s foremost fossil resources. Observe the bones of dinosaurs вЂ“ excavated, yet to be excavated, and replicas – and imagine what life was like in this exact spot during the time of the dinosaur. After discovering inside the Quarry, continue to the picnic tables for a break and to the hiking trails to continue your adventure.
The quarry site will be open weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) through the last weekend of May.
The schedule for the rest of 2011 is still uncertain, but will be announced once determined. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on Sundays when they are noon to 5 p.m. There is a $5 (cash or check) entrance fee for visitors 16 years of age or older, age 15 and younger are free. The Quarry is better able to facilitate large and educational groups if visitors call in advance to make arrangements.
The Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry is located approximately 30 miles south of Price, Utah, at the end of a gravel road. From Price, take Hwy 10 south to the Cleveland/Elmo turnoff. Then follow the вЂњDinosaur QuarryвЂќ signs located at the intersections. The last 12 miles are on graded unpaved road. From Huntington, take Hwy 10 north to the Cleveland turnoff. In Cleveland go south towards the San Rafael and follow the signs. The last 13 miles are graded unpaved road.
For further information, or to make arrangements for group visitors, please contact the BLM Price Field Office, at (435) 636-3600.