Visitor Center Hours
The visitor center at Agate Fossil Beds will be open the following hours: Memorial Day till Labor Day Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm; Labor Day till Memorial Day Open Daily 8 am - 4 pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Visitor Center and Museum
Daily from Memorial Day until Labor Day - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Daily from Labor Day until Memorial Day - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Visitor Center Closings:
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day
The trails are open year-round from dawn until dusk.
Did You Know?
The Niobrara River flowing through the park is the reason that Agate Fossil Beds is home to many different animals. Both prairie animals and river animals live here. Early settlers lived in the valley as well due to water accessibility, and many original homesteads are the sites of current ranches. More...