Dakota Hogback

AddressUpslope of Alameda Pkwy., E. of Red Rocks Denver Mountain Park.
QuadMorrison, 1965 (1994)
SectionS14, 23, 26 & 35, T4S, R70W
Elevationc. 6200-6600
SourceState Inventory Form #30/02/0087, Hiwan Homestead Museum Library.
OtherDinosaur Ridge
Initialdate1998-07-22 00:00:00-06
Latestdate2012-11-28 00:00:00-07
HistoryOn the eastern slope of the hogback in the sandstone of the South Platte formation, fossilized leaves, marine fish scales, dinosaur tracks, and ripple marks are visible. On the western slope, dinosaur bones occur in the siltstone and sandstone members of the Morrison formation. Presently owned and protected by the conservancy "Friends of Dinosaur Ridge."