Insights First Saturday DinoTracks Public Tour

July 1, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DinoTracks Trailhead Directions provided after registration Sunland Park, NM 88063

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Are you looking for a fun, active, and educational way to spend your Saturday afternoon? Why not join Insights for prehistoric tour of fossilized dinosaur tracks right in the heart of the Border Region?

Join us on the first Saturday of each month at 9:00 am Insights’ tour guides will take you on a three mile hike through our 211 acres of fossilized dinosaur tracks and giant fossil beds from the Cretaceous Period. A long time ago, the Chihuahuan Desert was actually very wet. Millennia of geological activity changed the environment, but we can still see the evidence of dinosaurs here today. Insights’ knowledgeable tour guides can cover a variety of topics associated with our DinoTracks. Please let us know if you would specifically like to learn more about animal tracking, dinosaurs, geology, paleontology, and much more.

Tours usually last about three hours, so be sure to bring plenty of water, snack and sunscreen. As you will be hiking over moderate terrain for about three miles, you will need to wear comfortable closed toed shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

Upon registration, you will receive an email with tour meeting point directions, contact information, and additional logistical information.

1st Saturday Tour Policy

Tour guest may reschedule a tour for another month one time with no rebooking fee. Please contact insights if you would like to reschedule. Each additional rescheduling (after the first free reschedule) will incur a $3 fee per guest Full cancellation of a paid tour will incur fee of $5 per person For tour cancellations due to weather: Insights will likely cancel a First Saturday DinoTrack Tour and issue a full refund or rescheduling when NOAA reflects a weather forecast that: 1) 80% chance or greater of heavy precipitation during the scheduled tour time 2) Wind gusts of over 60 miles per hour. Registered participants will be contacted prior tour cancelation with details.
The tour may also be cancelled if less than 5 people register for the tour. We want you to have a great tour, if the weather looks surprisingly unpleasant, feel free to rebook your tour for the next month or schedule a private tour The tour will start at 9:15 am. Attendees who arrive at the site after 9:30 am will not be allowed to join the tour and must reschedule.

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