• This is the only national park in the America’s set up to protect a historic “dinosaur quarry”. In 1909 paleontologist Earl Douglass from the Carnegie Museum was asked to visit a recent discovery made by a local miner. By 1915 the “Carnegie’s Quarry” had been set up as a designated 80 acre Dinosaur National Monument featuring 1000’s of bones from the late-jurassic dinosaur period.

  • Visitors to Arches come to experience towering rock “fins” and spires, balanced rocks as well as the world’s largest concentration of natural sandstone arches. The park is situated in the north eastern corner of Utah and lies on top of an underground salt bed, thousands of feet thick. Over time the residue and debris that gathered over the salt bed was compressed as rock.

  • The state of rocks.....

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