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Fossil Butte National Monument

Po Box 592, Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101-0592 USA

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“some of the world's best preserved fossils!”

Some of the world's best preserved fossils are found in the flat-topped ridges of southwestern Wyoming's cold sagebrush desert. Fossilized fishes, insects, plants, reptiles, birds, and mammals are exceptional for their abundance, variety, and detail of preservation. Most remarkable is the story they tell of ancient life in a sub-tropical landscape.

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Reviewed by
EmmaLeighWhitaker

  • 3 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
August 03, 2015
Rated 4.0

A geological timeline of the world wraps around the building and there are tons of fossils inside. It was a nice little stop!

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Reviewed by
Grosclaude

  • 5 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 09, 2016
Rated 3.0

The visitors center is very interesting but if you don't have a 4 wheel drive you can't take the scenic route.

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Kori and Brian Truono

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  • 78 Reviews
  • 146 Helpful
November 22, 2014
Rated 5.0

We really loved this place - the visitors center is excellent, very educational. They have a number of interactive exhibits. The scenic drive to the top of the butte is excellent!!

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Fossil Butte National Monument

Po Box 592
Kemmerer, Wyoming
83101-0592 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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