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.
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?
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...