• The Agate Fossil Hills where mammal fossils were excavated in the early 1900's

    Agate Fossil Beds

    National Monument Nebraska

Management

 
 
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The Suggestion Wall was set up for comments from the community and visitors.

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is in the process of writing a General Management Plan and a Long Range Interpretive Plan. These documents help with the management of the park.

Did You Know?

Dinohyus skull in diorama

One of the more menacing beasts found in the quarries at Agate Fossil Beds was the Dinohyus. This big-toothed animal was a scavenger credited with tearing apart the rhino skeletons that ended up in the waterhole bonebed. Although not related to the pig family, his nickname was “Terrible Pig.” More...