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

    Agate Fossil Beds

    National Monument Nebraska

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Props for American Indian program

These props are used in an American Indian program given by rangers and volunteers.

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?

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...