|A green and tree shaded community in an otherwise dry plain, Vernal is an attractive small town with some 8,000 residents. It serves as a good base for visiting nearby Dinosaur National Monument, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area and the Uinta Mountains. It offers a decent selection of motels and has numerous small restaurants, cafes and fast food joints. It also has a small, well-done prehistory museum, a couple of movie theaters and water slides for the kids. Vernal Utah is nestled in the midst of beautiful scenic mountains, rivers, and colorful deserts. Visitors and residents alike will find Vernal Utah filled with adventure and excitement all year round!