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.
Support Your Park
There are many different ways to support this very special place. One of the easiest and most rewarding is to volunteer. Each year people across the country donate millions of hours to protect and preserve our National Parks. Interested? Just contact the park at 308-436-9790 or email@example.com If you are interested in volunteering at another park go to: http://www.nps.gov/volunteer
Volunteer opportunities with all federal agencies are available at http://www.volunteer.gov/gov/
You can also show your support by making a donation directly to the National Monument.
The Oregon Trail Museum Association (OTMA) is a non-profit organization which operates the bookstores at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument and Scotts Bluff National Monument. Each year the Association donates a major portion of their profits to the monuments, which assists in interpreting the human and natural history of this area to visitors.
Since 1956, OTMA has continually provided support services for both Agate Fossil Beds National Monument and Scotts Bluff National Monument.
Interagency Pass Program
The Interagency Pass Program combines the benefits of existing recreation passes from five Federal agencies into one comprehensive pass. For additional information or to purchase a pass go to http://www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm or stop by any National Park Site or other federal land agencies that charges an entrance fee.
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...