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 Utah Travel Center State Parks Utah Field House of Natural History


Description. Step back in time as you walk through the dinosaur garden. Look up to a full-size replica of a 20-foot tall Tyrannosaurus with six-inch knife-like teeth or look down on a ferocious four-foot meat-eating Coelophysis. Seventeen life-size prehistoric animal replicas line the garden paths. Ancient fossil skeletal reproductions, archaeological and geological exhibits, fluorescent minerals and other natural history aspects of the Uinta Mountains and Uinta Basin are featured in the Utah Field House of Natural History museum.

The museum and dinosaur garden are in the heart of Dinosaurland in Vernal. A picnic area is located behind the museum. Camping is available at nearby Steinaker and Red Fleet state parks.

Park Information. The park has 2 acres and an elevation of 5,300 ft. It is open all year during the day only. Day-use fee is $5.

The park also includes a visitor center/museum, picnicking, a group pavilion, drinking water and modern rest rooms.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $50 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Utah Field House of Natural History State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Utah Field House of Natural History State Park
235 East Main Street
Vernal, Utah 84078-2605
(435) 789-3799

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