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Cute landmark.

We were just passing through Vernal on a road trip but I love quirky roadside attractions and art... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Geekette92064
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Poway, California
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A 60 year old landmark that made me happy!

Dinah has been welcoming people to Vernal for 60 years. She was originally built in 1958, to hold a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JoeMSP
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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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A roadside legend for 23 years, these two dinosaur models have an interesting history.
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W. Main Street, Vernal, UT 84078-2803
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinah has been welcoming people to Vernal for 60 years. She was originally built in 1958, to hold a sign for the Dine-A-Ville Motel. When the motel shut down in the late 1990s, she was restored and moved to her present location. Dinah is so...More

Thank JoeMSP
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Kids had a good time seeing this up close. We had a great stay in the gem of a city Vernal. Highly recommend. Iconic as the Vegas sign.

Thank J H
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Fun to have my 2 year old yell "dinosaur" every time we passed the pink or big green dinosaurs and my 4 year old thought they were real at first.

Thank angiejowers
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We were just passing through Vernal on a road trip but I love quirky roadside attractions and art when I travel. This satisfied my needs. Well maintained and fun to find and take a photo. You also need to see the T-Rex and the museum...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We were there for Thanksgiving weekend. Really enjoyed the Holly parade. Vernal is a wonderful little community very welcoming to visitors. The Pink Brontosaurus was grilling a huge turkey leg :-) So fun!

Thank HotSpringsLover58
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Yeah it’s just a dinosaur but that’s the point. It’s a giant pink sauropod welcoming you to Dinosaur-land! Get a picture and show your friends. :)

Thank ChrisVsorensen
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Since Vernal is close to Dinosaur National Monument, this town is trying to capitalize on that with a number of fake dinosaurs around town. I understand real ones are hard to find. Some look pretty bad, others are fairly good. I could not resist taking...More

Thank CrawfordGene
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

100% tourist moment leaving the tripod on the street and snapping photos like the tourists we are. Not much to do in Vernal after dark. Go visit the Dino.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Yes, he is big and he is pink and it was such a well manicured area. Vernal takes great pride in their flowers. Such a pretty Dino and downtown.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A must stop on your trip to Vernal. I'd never been to Vernal before but of course I knew about the iconic pink dinosaur so I had to stop for pictures. It's a cool thing to visit.

Thank AnnaLaura B
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