The dinosaurs are back and there are more than ever as Jurassic Quest returns to Grand Junction for a second consecutive year.

Jurassic Quest organizers say the event has doubled in size since its appearance in Grand Junction a year ago.

The exhibit now features 80 animatronic life-sized  dinosaurs and new and larger dinosaur rides and animatronic dinosaur rides.

Fossil digs are part of the exhibit along with paleontology and fossil stations, a science station, cinema, and dinosaur bounce houses. The kids, no doubt, will enjoy the bungee pull, face-painting, and a green screen photo opportunity.

Jurassic Quest will be at the Mesa County Fairgrounds September 9-11.

  • Friday, 3PM-8PM
  • Saturday 9AM-8PM
  • Sunday 9AM-&PM

Tickets prices are $15 for kids ages 2-12, and $20 for ages 12 and up. Tickets for Jurassic Quest can be purchased on-line.