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Thousands of visitors annually come to Price to look at Utah's prehistoric past in the College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum. Like many Utah towns, Price began as a Mormon farming settlement in the late 1800s. In 1883 the railroad arrived, bringing immigrants from around the world to mine coal reserves. Mining became the town's primary industry, which it remains to this day.
Dinomania rules at this 330-square-mi park that straddles the Utah-Colorado border. While the main draws are obviously the ancient dinosaur...