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.
Volunteers-in-parks have provided Agate Fossil Beds with much in the way of work, expertise and service.
Carpentry, expertise in specialized areas, assistance in building an educational program for area schools and even hostess duties have been utilized here.
For volunteer opportunities with Agate Fossil Beds National Monument please contact Park Volunteer Coordinator AJ Legault by phone (308-436-9790) or e-mail us.
Did You Know?
Grasses that make up the mixed grass prairie are excellent for grazing cattle. However, with the low annual rainfall the carrying capacity is 25 acres for one cow and calf. This makes it necessary for ranches in this area to be fairly large. More...