MoabDinosaurTrack

Dinosaur Tracks of Moab Paleontology Tours

Discover dinosaurs in this vehicle tour with short hikes

On this day-long tour from the heart of Moab, we will visit the best of the best tracks left by dinosaurs in the red rock canyon country of eastern Utah. We will visit some of the most spectacular of Moab's many dinosaur footprint sites of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, seeing tracks left by carnivorous and herbivorous giants on ancient lakeshores, river sandbars and in inter-dune oases! Bring a camera and be prepared to walk where dinosaurs roamed millions of years ago, all amid the spectacular scenery eastern Utah.

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  • Where: Moab Area Paleontology Sites
  • What months available: May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 5, Maximum 9
  • Age Group: Adults and children 5+
  • Cost per Person: $125 includes transportation, lunch and expert guide
  • Deposit: Full fee
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior
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    Geology of the Colorado River

    Discover the geologic history of the Colorado Plateau with two Geologists

    This trip, lead by geologists Professor Andres Aslan and Dr. Tamsin McCormick, will cover the geologic history of the Colorado Plateau, from the time it became part of the North American continent to the present configuration of the geology of the Colorado River.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Colorado River from Loma, CO to Cisco, UT
  • When: July 12, 2015 through July 15, 2015
  • Number of Days/Nights: 4 Days, 3 Nights
  • Group Size: Minimum 6, Maximum 12
  • Age Group: 16+
  • Cost per Person: $980 + $20 for BLM Special Use Fees
  • Deposit: $300
  • Deadline for Signup: July 3, 2015
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    La Sal Mountains Explorer Base Camp

    Exciting summer opportunity for explorer kids entering 5th through 8th grades

    Our popular Explorers Base Camp is an exciting summer opportunity for kids entering 5th through 8th grades who want to be active, have fun and learn about our amazing backyard La Sal Mountains.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Warner Lake
  • When: July 14, 2015 through July 17, 2015
  • When: July 21, 2015 through July 24, 2015
  • Number of Days/Nights: 4 days, 3 nights
  • Time: 9 a.m. Tuesday to 5 p.m. Friday, campers camp overnight in tents.
  • Group Size: Min 6 and Max 20
  • Age Group: Entering 5th through 8th grades
  • Cost per Person: $200 per youth ($150 for youths attending Grand County School District)
  • Deposit: $25
  • Deadline for Signup: 7 calendar days prior to trip date.
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    Moab Summer Camp – Sustainable You!

    A local Moab learning adventure during summer vacation

    CFI and USU Moab host this 4-day/1 overnight learning adventure for kids who want to be active, have fun and learn about our amazing backyard environment. The camp gives kids the opportunity to learn about what we need to survive and how we can improve our environment in a fun and interactive way. From exploring our local waterways to investigating the ways we travel, and where our food comes from, kids will develop a sense of place, and positive hope for the future of our natural environment.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Moab, UT
  • When: June 29, 2015 through July 02, 2015
  • Number of Days/Nights: 4 Days; 1 Overnight (weather-dependent)
  • Time: Begins 9:00 a.m. Monday and ends 5:00 p.m. Thursday
  • Group Size: Minimum 6 and Maximum 12
  • Age Group: Students entering grades 5-8
  • Cost per Person: $150/per person - Students in Grand Co. Schools
  • Cost per Person: $200/per person - All Others
  • Deposit: $25 non refundable, applies to total due
  • Deadline for Signup: 7 calendar days prior to trip date.
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    Moab’s Ancient Past Rock Art Tour

    Visit and learn about petroglyph sites along the Colorado River

    Join us for the Moab's Ancient Past Rock Art Tour and visit several petroglyph rock art sites along the Colorado River corridor. Moab's Ancient Past Rock Art Tours - Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May through October. Features visits to petroglyphs sites along the Colorado River.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Moab Area May through October
  • Time: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 1, maximum 10
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: $80
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non-refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: 6 pm the night before
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    Mountain Wildflowers Seminar

    Learn about mountain wildflowers with Joel Tuhy and Linda Whitham

    Join us for a full day seminar exploring mountain wildflowers in the La Sals and learn to identify species at the peak of their bloom.

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  • Where: La Sal Mountains near Moab, UT
  • What months available: 2016 Date TBA
  • Number of Days/Nights: One day
  • Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16 and Over
  • Cost per Person: 2016 Fee TBA
  • Deposit: Deposit is the full fee.
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    National Park Bus Tour Guides

    Personable interpreters can narrate your group's bus tour of National Parks

    CFI has knowledgeable National Park Bus Tour Guides that will "step on" your bus for short national park bus tours through Arches or Canyonlands Parks. Our local, personable, and enthusiastic naturalist guide will join your bus for a special, informative tour.

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  • Where: Arches or Canyonlands National Park
  • What months available: May through October, call to arrange.
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    Navajo Mountain Archaeology, Culture and Hiking

    Join guest archaeologist Michael Wolfe and Navajo guides Eric and Charlene Atene

    Visit Navajo Mountain and learn about culture past and present, and archaeology sites through hikes near and on Navajo Mountain near the AZ/UT borders. Canyonlands Field Institute is teaming with Dinè guides Eric and Charlene Atene to offer a very unusual hiking and cultural experience. For four nights and five days you can explore the area and learn about the Dinè culture past and present through hikes around and on Navajo Mountain.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Navajo Mountain, Arizona/Utah Border
  • When: September 03, 2015 through September 07, 2015
  • Number of Days/Nights: 4 days, 4 nights with 1st night lodge stay and orientation, hogan stay and two nights camping
  • Time: Evening day 1 through afternoon last day
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, maximum 9
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $1200.00 plus $36 Navajo Nation Special Use Fee
  • Deposit: $300 nonrefundable, applies to total fee
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior
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    Private Moab National Park and Mountain Tours

    Private Moab National Park and Mountain Tours take you on Enjoy your own full day outing to Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky or Needles Districts) or in the La Sal Mountains/National Forest (summer) with a Naturalist Guide expert from CFI. Travel by air conditioned vehicle and take short hikes. We can adjust to your physical abilities and interests in geology, prehistoric cultures/rock art, desert ecology or history. Delicious lunch and snacks provided.

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  • Where: Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky or Needles Districts), or La Sal Mountains (summer)
  • What months available: May through October
  • Number of Days/Nights: 1 day
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (Arches, Island in the Sky, La Sal Mts) and 5:30 return for Needles.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $560 - 1 Person
  • Cost per Person: $325 - 2 People
  • Cost per Person: $245 - 3 to 4 people
  • Cost per Person: $185 - 5-7 People
  • Cost per Person: $150 - 8+ People
  • Deposit: $200 non-refundable deposit payment due with reservation (applied to total due), with full balance due 14 days prior.
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    Private, Custom One Day River Trip

    Our Naturalist Guides are the best and most knowledgeable in the Moab

    Raft the "Moab Daily" Section of the Colorado River on a private custom trip one day river trip with CFI Naturalist Guides! Our Naturalist Guides are the best and most knowledgeable in the Moab, specializing in Professor Valley/Fisher Towers geology, history, river ecology, animal lore and more. Families are welcome (minimum of 6 years of age). Our guides are particularly great with kids since we work with many youth groups throughout the season. Plus you benefit from knowing your custom trip with CFI is helping to underwrite our environmental education school programs.

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  • Where: Moab "Daily" stretch of the Colorado River
  • What months available: late April to mid-October
  • Number of Days/Nights: 1 Day
  • Time: 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $570 - 1 Person
  • Cost per Person: $330 - 2 People
  • Cost per Person: $250 - 3-4 People
  • Cost per Person: $185 - 5-8 People
  • Cost per Person: $155 - 9-16 People
  • Cost per Person: $135 - 17-40 People
  • Deposit: $200 non-refundable. Full balance due 14 days prior.
  • Deadline for Signup: minimum of 2 weeks prior notice
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    Rainbow Bridge and Navajo Mountain Hiking Adventure

    Horse pack support on the traditional pilgrimage route to spectacular Rainbow Bridge

    Hike and camp with horse pack support on the traditional pilgrimage route to Rainbow Bridge, the earths largest natural bridge, and sacred place to the Navajo culture. Trip starts in Bluff, Utah with motel orientation, day hiking at Navajo Mountain and one night in a Navajo hogan as guests of our guide Eric Atene and family. Three nights on the trail, and boat ride out the last day! A rare cultural experience you won't want to miss!

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • When: April 27, 2015 through May 02, 2015
  • Number of Days/Nights: 5 days, 5 nights includes first night motel, round trip transportation from/to Bluff or Moab
  • Time: Evening of day 1 through evening of last day
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, maximum 6
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16 and over (Youth fee same as Adult)
  • Cost per Person: $1950 plus $36 Navajo Nation fees
  • Deposit: $500 nonrefundable, applies to total fee
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior to trip
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    Range Creek Utah Archaeology Trip

    Fremont Culture Archaeology with Anthropologist Rebecca Martin

    Range Creek Utah archaeology trip is a rare opportunity to see sites and prehistoric Fremont rock art in a two day / two night vehicle trip with overnight camping. Range Creek is hidden in the Book Cliffs of Eastern Utah. Anthropologist Rebecca Martin narrates the story of this unique landscape, the people who lived here, how they lived, and why they eventually left, with the help of CFI Naturalist Guides.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Western Book Cliffs between Green River and Price, Utah
  • When: August 18, 2015 through August 20, 2015
  • When: October 02, 2015 through October 04, 2015
  • Number of Days/Nights: 2 Days, 2 Nights - All trips meet Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.
  • Time: Afternoon day 1 through afternoon last day
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16 and over (Youth fee same as Adult)
  • Cost per Person: $595 includes transportation, meals, entry fees and expert guide
  • Deposit: $150, non-refundable, applies to total due
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior to trip date in order for names to be submitted for permit.