Moab’s Ancient Past: Dinosaur Tracks and Native Rock Art Tour

Visit and learn about petroglyph and paleontology sites on your own private tour.

Destination: The Ancient Past!

The Moab area is incredibly rich with both human and natural history. This van-based tour explores Moab’s ancient archeological and sites as well as our, significantly more ancient, dinosaur fossils and tracks. This is not your typical Moab tourist experience! A CFI Naturalist-Guide leads this informative and fun adventure that features stops at various examples of Ancient American rock art and explorations of paleontological tracks and fossils. Along the way, your guide can also share information about the local flora and fauna, geology, and recent history of the Moab area.


Rock Art:

Petroglyphs and Pictographs are hidden across the Moab landscape. Explore with your guide to find some of these iconic images, some of which are over 2,000 years old! Embrace the mystery of the pictures while learning about some of the cultures that inhabited this area.

Dinosaur Fossils:

Travel over 100 million years into the past and explore traces of ancient dinosaurs. See tracks of raptors, long-necks, and many other beloved creatures. Learn about the origins of fossils and the science of paleontology.

Family Friendly:

Your private CFI guide is first and foremost an educator! They are experienced teachers who can dive into geology, ecology, history, and other topics in a way that will captivate the interest of everyone in your group!

CFI is a non-profit organization and fees are not taxed. By choosing CFI, you are supporting our efforts to provide lifechanging outdoor experiences for hundreds of children per year.
  • What months available: April through October
  • Time: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: $480/group, can include up to six people, Larger groups inquire about group rate
  • Deposit: $200/group (Non refundable; will apply to final total due), With full balance due 14 days prior.
  • Notes:
    • The program starts and ends at Canyonlands Field Institute’s Office unless other plans prearranged.
    • CFI will provide plenty of snacks, water, and an air-conditioned van for transportation.
    • Click here to read our cancellation policy.
    • Contact us with questions by email at, or call 800.860.5262 or 435.259.7750.