The Copper Ridge Dinosaur Tracks offers a short, family-friendly outing when heading to or from Moab on UT-191 from I-70. The tracks are essentially a roadside attraction, though visiting does require a tiny bit of walking. What is the attraction? A well-preserved set of dinosaur tracks and the first brontosaurus trackway reported from Utah. The tracks will delight children and those young at heart. This is one of the roadside attractions I recommend to those with kids. The trailhead offers a good spot for picnic lunch while pondering the dinosaurs that used to roam the area.
The trailhead is reached by turn off to the east on a dirt road at milepost 148.6 on UT-191. This is the highway that links I-70 from Crescent Junction to Moab. The dirt road is about 23 miles north of Moab, or 8.5 miles south of I-70.
From the trailhead, walk the jeep road a few minutes uphill, keeping an eye out for the tracks. They usually have a rock ring around them, so they are easy to spot.
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