Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Vernal, Utah

Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Vernal, Utah

If you are looking to discover a new landscape with your family, Vernal, Utah, is the place the visit. While you are here, you will step through time as you explore a region dating back centuries. Plus, there is no shortage of kid-friendly things to do, supplying you with an adventure the entire family will enjoy. 

Explore the Local Area

Check out these exciting family things to do in Vernal, Utah. 

Hit the Trails

Our campground is close to great areas to hike and witness unique geological formations, including Moonshine ArchFlaming Gorge National Recreation Area and Fantasy CanyonAshley National Forest is another must-visit area near Vernal, offering countless wooded trails to explore by foot, ATV or horseback. 

Visit the Home of the Dinosaurs

Take your kids to walk in dinosaur tracks created over 200 million years ago at Dinosaur National Monument and Red Fleet State Park. Check out over 1,500 fossils and gaze at ancient petroglyphs left by the ancient Fremont people. While there, you can hunt for geocaches or hit the water to paddle board, swim or whitewater raft. 

Enjoy a Lesson in History 

The Utah Field House of Natural History State Park hosts informative programs and creates interactive exhibits to educate visitors on Utah's prehistoric world. You'll learn about geology and discover more about the dinos that once called this region home in their Dinosaur Garden and digging for fossils. 

The Uintah County Heritage Museum is just down the road, offering the chance to learn more about the people of the Uintah Basin. Travel through time and learn more about their clothing, tools and other cultural artifacts through workshops, tours and art shows. 

Get Your Blood Pumping

If you want to try an activity that will keep you on your toes, you are in for a real treat. We are close to many popular whitewater river rafting spots, whether you want to float leisurely or race with speed. 

You can also head inside to play a round of mini golf, explore an arcade, test your aim in laser tag or get out your sleuthing skills in the escape room at BLACK LIGHTS Ignite. This family-friendly space is a great way to bond and enjoy healthy competition. 

Relax at Our Family-Friendly Campground

After you are done exploring, you can unwind at our campground knowing you will have everything you will need during your camping adventure. All of our sites come with Wi-Fi, options for full hookups, access to bathrooms and laundry facilities and fire rings. 

You can lounge by our pool, hang out in our Pavilion or let your furry friend run free in our KampK9® dog park. We also ensure there are tons of kid-friendly activities everyone will enjoy, such as Giant Jenga, volleyball, bike rentals and seasonal movie nights. Other convenient amenities and recreational opportunities we offer include: 

  • Camping kitchen 
  • Propane and firewood
  • Areas for stargazing
  • Ping pong
  • Playground
  • Mini golf
  • Cable TV 
  • 50 max amp

Book Your Stay at Vernal / Dinosaurland KOA Holiday Today

Vernal, Utah, is a kid-friendly destination with loads of things to do. Our campground will put you in the middle of all the action, providing you with a family adventure you'll always remember. Grab your family and book your expedition to Vernal / Dinosaurland KOA Holiday today! 

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