Paleontology of Ghost Ranch Tour

Paleontology of Ghost Ranch Tour

 Paleontology of Ghost Ranch Tour

This tour will focus on Triassic fossils discovered here at Ghost Ranch. Coelophysis, the New Mexico state fossil was found here in 1947. We will drive and then walk to the original quarry site and step back in time geologically and historically to better understand the significance of this famous dinosaur.


Schedule: 10am Wednesday (May – September) 2 hours

Cost: $49/adults and $24/youth (ages 5-17)

Max. Participants: 8-14 guests
2 miles of walking

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9 am - 5 pm

Trading Post / Day Visitors / Museums / Hiking Trails
(Museums are closed all day on Monday and Sunday mornings, closed daily from 12-1)

9 am - 9:30 pm

Visitor center for overnight guests

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