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Red Dead Redemption 2 Dinosaur Bones Locations Guide

In order to complete the Stranger Mission titled A Test of Faith in Red Dead Redemption 2, you need to collect Dinosaur Bones that are hidden all across the game’s world.

The Stranger Mission can be started by beginning the second chapter and talking to the stranger who happens to be excavating fossils. The stranger can be found towards the south of Horseshoe Overlook.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Dinosaur Bones Locations

Dinosaur Bones in Red Dead Redemption 2 can be fairly tough to find, especially if you don’t know where to look for them. To help you with that, we have created a map that will show you all the locations of this collectible.

To complete “A Test of Faith”, you need to find a total of 30 Dinosaur Bones in RDR2. The following are the locations of these RDR2 Bones followed by an image of the map showing you where to look for them exactly.

These descriptions might seem a bit confusing so we have marked the location on the map for you. You can check out the locations below – right-click to open the image in full size.

Dinosaur Bones Locations
1. Heartlands Oil Field Bone At the bottom of the well under the oil derrick.
2. Heartlands Dewberry Creek Bone West of Dewberry Creek, in the open.
3. Scarlett Meadows Dewberry Creek South of Dewberry Creek, in the open.
4. Heartlands Grassy Hill Bone On a grassy hill in the open.
5. Big Valley Rocky Slope Bone On a rocky hill in the open.
6. Grizzlies Rock Wall Bone At the base of the rock cliff.
7. Heartlands Cliff Face Bone At the base of the rock cliff.
8. Heartlands Abandoned Shack Bone On the ground, south of the cabin.
9. Cholla Springs High Desert Bone Inside a small rock wall at the base of the hill.
10. Cholla Springs Jorge’s Gap On a hill, southwest of Jorge’s Gap, in the bushes.
11. Hennigan’s Stead Pike’s Basin On a plateau at the west of the canyon.
12. Hennigan’s Stead San Luis River Above the river shore to the north of the small islet.
13. Cumberland Forest Six Point Overlook At the top of the cliff. Just at the edge.
14. Grizzlies Calumet Ravine In the red rocky outcrop, near the top of the hill.
15. Grizzlies Dakota River Ledge On a small ledge below the top of the cliff.
16. Grizzlies Northern Boundary On a grassy hill in the open.
17. Grizzlies OÇreagh’s Run Overlook On the ridgeline, west of OÇreagh’s Run.
18. Ridge Overlook On a rocky plateau south of the railway bridge.
19. Cumberland Forest Bacchus Next to a stone spike at the top of the rock cliff southwest of the Bacchus Station.
20. Roanoke Ridge Valley Overlook On the cliff that overlooks the path heading down toward the Brandywine Drop waterfall.
21. Roanoke Ridge Kamassa River On the intermediate level of the cliffs on the west side of Kamassa River.
22. Roanoke Ridge Van Horn A thick bone on the ground at the edge of the clearing.
23. Heartlands Northern Boundary At the top of the cliff close to the edge.
24. Big Valley Beryl’s Dream Overlook On rocky terrain, about halfway up Mount Shann, where the path winds in an approximate S shape.
25. Heartlands Southern Gorge Follow the bed of the dried-up river next to the oil derrick. The bone is near the top of the hill.
26. Big Valley Northern Cave Inside a cave at the bottom of Mount Hagen.
27. Rio Bravo Del Lobo Rock On the small slope near the eastern top of Rio Del Lobo Rock.
28. Rio Bravo San Luis River On the big rock plateau overlooking Fort Mercer.
29. Gaptooth Ridge North Tumbleweed At the top of the cliff overlooking the canyon, on the east side.
30. Gaptooth Ridge South Tumbleweed At the southeast edge of the plateau overlooking Tumbleweed.

Paleontologist Deborah McGuinness asks you to find the locations of 30 Dinosaur Bones and you have to mail the coordinates of the bones in order to get rewards. You get different rewards depending on the number of Dinosaur Bones you find.

The following are the rewards and the number of bones that you need to find in order to get each reward.

Number of Locations Mailed Reward
1 Quartz Chunk
15 Skull Statue
30 Deborah MacGuniess Invitation Jawbone Knife

This was our RDR2 Dinosaur Bones Locations Guide. Let us know how your experience has been and whether or not you are enjoying the game?