VISIT THE DISCOVERY CENTER

CREATE YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE AT THE CANYON COUNTRY DISCOVERY CENTER

The Canyon Country Discovery Center offers hands-on educational experiences about the Colorado Plateau through learning stations (exhibits), adventure education field trips, workshops, professional development training, citizen science projects, and classes on our campus and throughout the Colorado Plateau.

EXPLORE

Engage with interactive exhibits in the Colorado Plateau Education Center.

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PLAY

Climb on the bouldering wall or explore our nature playscape offering musical instruments, rocks to climb, adventure through tunnels, and digging in our sandbox.

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DIG A LITTLE DEEPER

Investigate worlds of the Colorado Plateau large and small, through hands-on activities.

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OUR CAMPUS

Our building incorporates an energy-efficient technology design derived from the Colorado Plateau’s natural and human cultures: a circular visitor's center exhibit hall connects to a south-facing rectangular building with a classroom, conference space, kitchen, and staff offices. The Canyon Country Discovery Center is located in Monticello, Utah, a gateway to Utah’s iconic Canyon Country.

Our Canyon Country Discovery Center campus includes:

  • 16,200 square foot building with a conference hall that seats up to 120 people and can break out into 4 spaces.

  • Exhibit Hall with 30 hands-on learning stations.

  • 48-acres of juniper, piñon, and sagebrush.

  • Trails for leisurely hikes, snowshoeing, or cross country skiing.

  • Full catering kitchen and 5 covered picnic pavilions.

  • Observatory for night sky viewing.

  • 5 culturally themed learning pavilions and 15 outdoor learning stations.

  • Storytelling area.

  • Bouldering Wall.

  • Nature Playscape.

  • Classroom and research lab.

  • Wetlands and pond.

  • Gift shop.

CANYON COUNTRY DISCOVERY CENTER

1117 N. Main St.
Monticello, UT 84535
(435)587-2156
(800)525-4456

HOURS

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed July 3 & 4

Please note, to ensure safety guidelines and physical distancing, there may be a delay in admission to the Discovery Center. Please call ahead to reserve your time.

REGULAR ADMISSION

Adults - $10
Children (12 & Under) - $6
Seniors (65+), Military, & Students - $8

"Celebrating 35 Years" Annual Membership - $35

LOCAL ADMISSION

San Juan, Grand, Dolores, and Montezuma Counties:

 

$2 Discount on all single-entry admissions

CONTACT

CANYON COUNTRY DISCOVERY CENTER

1117 N Main Street

PO Box 1029

Monticello, UT 84535

PHONE: (435)587-2156

              (800)525-4456

 

FAX: (435)587-2193

EMAIL: info@ccdiscovery.org

© 2019 Canyon Country Discovery Center

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