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.
Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference to the park. We welcome and are grateful for such support. Donations will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services for Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.
How to donate:
The park is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating directly to the park you may contact the Superintendent by phone (308-436-9770) or e-mail us. Donations may be sent to: James Hill, Superintendent, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, 301 River Road, Harrison, NE 69346.
Thank you for your interest in supporting Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.
Did You Know?
The windmills seen in the area are still used to pump water into stock tanks for cattle to drink. Some of these wells are 250 to 300 feet deep and provide a good source of water as long as the wind blows.