Park phone lines intermittently out of service
If you cannot reach the park by phone, please click the Contact Us link on the left side of this page to email a ranger. Staff will call or email back during business hours.
Agate Fossil Beds rangers are ready to take programs to classrooms in the area. Subjects available are:
Paleo Kits with ranger instruction and Powerpoint
Miocene Mammals found at Agate Fossil Beds
Uses of the Buffalo and other natural items by the American Indians
Call the front desk to schedule a ranger for your classroom, 308-665-2211 or 308-436-9760.
Did You Know?
The name, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, came from the name of James Cook’s Agate Springs Ranch. Travelers to the ranch would say that they were going to Agate. The agate in the area is of a moss agate type, but is not a reason why the park was established. More...