Canon City, Colorado: Roadside Dinosaur Tracks

Conveniently next to a road, made by an ankylosaurus roughly 65 million years ago. Helpful signs point to the prehistoric imprints.

Address:
Skyline Drive, Canon City, CO
Directions:
From Canon City drive west about two miles on US-50. Turn right under the arch onto Skyline Drive. Drive a half-mile and you'll see signs on the left calling attention to the cliffside dinosaur tracks. Don't park there; continue up the road about a hundred yards, park at the scenic overlook, then walk back to the tracks.
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Dinosaur Tracks

There are dinosaur tracks on the side of the road.

[Jeremy Beck, 05/29/2021]

The set of ten tracks was made by an ankylosaurus roughly 65 million years ago. They remained unrecognized until they were spotted by a paleontology student in the 1990s.


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