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Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite

Alkali National Backcountry Byway, Greybull, WY
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Ride thru byway better than the dinosaur tracksite

We drove from Ten Sleep WY to visit this dinosaur tracksite and wound up on a gravel road. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San324
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Schenectady, New York
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Neat bit of exposed history

This is a fun little drive of 5 miles off main road. Do not go when we, the gumbo will capture... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MTTraveling
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Alkali National Backcountry Byway, Greybull, WY
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove from Ten Sleep WY to visit this dinosaur tracksite and wound up on a gravel road. The long track was actually enjoyable as the countryside had views and we had joking thought we were lost. Work work was ongoing and a high clearance...More

Thank San324
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun little drive of 5 miles off main road. Do not go when we, the gumbo will capture you!! Nice facility with covered sitting areas and pathways. Neat signs explain what is going on. I went with wife and kids - we...More

Thank MTTraveling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really excited about this, but unfortunately, I couldn't really distinguish the tracks or make heads or tails of what I was looking at. I think it's odd that these tracks are uncovered and open to the elements also. I was disappointed that the...More

Thank ZJC10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place a geologist almost literally stumbled across when out walking between Greybull & Shell. A wash uncovered three-toed dinosaur tracks along a river bed. You can see the ripples in what was once sand, and once you find one of the...More

Thank Sojourner727
Reviewed 3 January 2017

It's not Disneyland. It's REAL dinosaur tracks left in hardened mud from many Millions of years ago. Recent rainstorms exposed that old mud. It's a 'Wow' if you've never ever seen such a thing or somebody is really into Dinos. Dozens of Faint imprints 1/4"...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

About 5 miles off of the main road on a gravel, but pretty good track. Very well laid out area, with a boardwalk that leads to the section with the most prints to observe. There are rattlesnakes, scorpions, and spiders in the area so you...More

1  Thank gtaylorpdx
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I enjoyed driving to the tracksite but ... once I got there I really didn't even see the tracks to be honest. You need a lot of imagination to make anything of this.

Thank Gwen_BE
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This tracksite is 5 miles down an unimproved road. We really enjoyed the drive and the visit to the dinosaur tracksite. We saw fossilized seashells in the middle of the Wyoming prairie! So cool.

Thank rcvanoz
Reviewed 19 September 2016

it was HOT the day we were there (98!) nice for the kids to see, it's a very historically unique place, not many like it n the world! Nice picnic pavilion. Some beautiful color in the rock formations on the way, worth the drive just...More

1  Thank BillLeep
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I have been to this site 3 times. There was a Forest Ranger there the first time to point things out. The second time, I was fortunate that another visitor brought a spray bottle of water to help bring out the dinosaur footprints. The time...More

1  Thank birdwatcher702016
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925ken
13 July 2016|
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Response from Matt R | Reviewed this property |
1/10 of a mile at best. There is a nice gradual ramp that brings you down the where the tracks/imprints are.
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Rosalie H
10 December 2015|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
No, the site is free!!
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