Andrew Gulliford

A century old, Dinosaur National Monument deserves additional protections

We launched our rafts on the Yampa River at Deer Lodge Park, lunched at Stubs Cabin, stayed at Ponderosa Camp and ran Little Joe and Big Joe rapids.

On our second afternoon, we pulled into Mather’s Hole Camp under an overhung cliff wall 500 feet above us. As I set up my tent in blessed shade on clean, white sand, I thought about...

Andrew Gulliford is a professor of Southwest Studies and History at Fort Lewis College. E-mail him at

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