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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry Opens For Spring Season

The Visitor Center at Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry will be open for its spring season beginning this Friday. The Visitor Center is closed during the winter and open for limited hours during the spring. Hours are expanded during the summer.

Cleveland-Lloyd is a working quarry. At times, visitors can watch as researchers work to identify and excavate dinosaur fossils. The facility also participates in some activities where volunteers can get involved in real digs.

Below is information about the quarry's spring opening:

The Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, managed by the Bureau of Land Management, opens March 25. The quarry site will be open Friday-Sunday through the last weekend of May (10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.). The schedule for the rest of summer is yet to be determined. The entrance fee is $5 for visitors 16 and older.

The Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry is 30 miles south of Price. Contact the BLM Price Field Office, at 435-636-3600 for more information.

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