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Paleontology River Field Camp


Paleontology River Field Camp

Join our expert guides and paleontologists from CCA and Dinosaur Journey Museum as we look for fossils in the depths of a red rock canyon.

Join our expert guides and paleontologists from CCA and Dinosaur Journey Museum as we look for fossils in the depths of a red rock canyon.

Join a crew of expert paleontologists as we search for fossils in the previously unexplored depths of the Colorado River’s Ruby-Horsethief Canyons in McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. Crews will spend two days hiking side canyons looking for fossils and learning about the geological and paleontological history of the region. Participants will enjoy a night at Colorado Canyons Association’s private Catalpa Camp with expertly prepared meals featuring local ingredients and wine. Hiking and some light paddling involved.

Departs July 11th, returns July 12th

  • Hiking and some light paddling required

  • Includes meals, transportation and shuttle, field guides, and camping gear (if required)

  • $450/Museum or CCA member; $500/Non-member

  • $150/deposit

  • Registration: Click here

Earlier Event: May 3
Birding the Colorado River
Later Event: September 28
Eagle Rock Shelter by Raft