Dinosaur Exploration Center

Citizen Science from Arizona’s White Mountains

Children and adults are fascinated by the stories of dinosaurs that roamed our region. The White Mountains Dinosaur Exploration Center features new discoveries made by paleontologist Doug Wolfe and colleagues in our region.

White Mountain Dinosaur Exploration Center
224 E Main St
Springerville, Arizona 85938
(480) 202-8362

Guided Tours, Expeditions, and More

Contact WMDEC at explorers@whitemountaindino.com or call year-round (weather permitting) to schedule yours today.

Day Tours

Low impact moto-photo tours exploring the region’s history in all its forms. Provided year-round, appropriate for all ages and skill levels.

School Groups

Field trips, in school presentations, and supporting curriculum spanning the earth sciences. Catering to all grade levels, class sizes, and budgets. Ask about our home-school support program.

Custom Adventures

Let us be the guides to your dream adventure—everything from glamping to backcountry backpacking.


High skill, limited-availability adventures alongside professional researchers. Your chance to contribute to the science or watch the magic happen.