Colorado Dinosaurs (page 1)

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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 [gone]
Fruita, CO
Dinosaur relief [gone]
Fruita, CO
This Blue Dinosaur was installed in front of the Chamber of Commerce. Apparently, it was a gift from the Fruita Monument High School in 2011. It was gone by 2019.

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 two dinosaur statues near the highway. There are a dinosaurs inside as well. There is also a dinosaur-styled truck in the parking lot. Several of the exhibits came from the Dinosaur Valley Museum, aka Dinosaur Discovery, which closed in 2000. For more, see this website. [map]

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. In 2006, the statue was painted red. In 2014, when the road was widened, the statue was restored and moved to Pueblo Community College. [map]

Caņon City, CO
This Allosaurus statue was installed in front of the Dinosaur Museum and Royal Gorge Welcome Center. I believe it was installed there in 1995. The statue was created by David Thomas of Albuquerque. Around 2013, the statue was moved a few blocks away to the Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center. [map]

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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