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 monument's two trails--the Daemonelix and the Fossil Hills Trails--are open year-round from dawn to dusk.
Did You Know?
Lakota families traveled 150 miles by team and wagon to visit the Agate Springs Ranch. This trip took almost a week and they needed to carry a pass to leave the reservation where they lived. Many long time residents remember seeing the visiting American Indian dancers at the Agate Springs Ranch. More...