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Dinosaur
Fruita, CO
This Dinosaur statue was named Grrrreta by local school children in 2000. It is about 20 feet tall. The statue stands in the traffic circle in the middle of town. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Blue Dinosaur
Fruita, CO
Dinosaur relief [gone]
Fruita, CO
This Blue Dinosaur is installed in front of the Chamber of Commerce. Apparently, it was a gift from the Fruita Monument High School in 2011. [map]

This Dinosaur relief sculpture was installed on a parking lot wall downtown. This photo is from 2008. By 2011, the dinosaur was gone.

Dinosaur Journey
Fruita, CO
The Dinosaur Journey Museum features these two dinosaurs near the entrance. There is also this dinosaur-styled truck in the parking lot. There are many dinosaurs inside as well. Several of the exhibits came from the Dinosaur Valley Museum, aka Dinosaur Discovery, which closed in 2000. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Stegosaurus
Caņon City, CO
This Stegosaurus was built in 1995 by inmates and employees of the Fremont Correctional Facility. It took nine months to build it. The statue is 15 feet tall and 26 feet long. The sheet metal dinosaur has an interior steel frame. It was modeled after the Stegosaurus found in nearby Garden Park, CO in 1992. The statue was installed next to the Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Bureau when these photos were taken in 2012. In 2014, when the road was widened, the statue was moved to Pueblo Community College.

Allosaurus [gone]
Caņon City, CO
This Allosaurus statue was installed in front of the Dinosaur Depot Museum. I believe it was installed there in 1995 when the museum opened. The photo above is from 2012. The museum closed in 2013. The statue is gone now. For more, see this website.

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Woodland Park, CO
The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center opened in 2004. There are two dinosaur statues in front of the building: a Daspletosaurus (photo on left) and a Styracosaurus (two photos on right). [map]

Gum Drops
Loveland, CO
This sculpture entitled Gum Drops was installed in the Benson Sculpture Garden in 2006. The sculpture was created by Carrie Quade. It depicts a boy offering gum drops to a camarasaurus. [map]

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