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

    Agate Fossil Beds

    National Monument Nebraska

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Volunteer

volunteer working on project

Volunteers work on many different projects.

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?

The narrow Niobrara River at Agate Fossil Beds, with the yellow flag (iris) in bloom.

The Niobrara River flows through Agate Fossil Beds. Except for 50-60 miles in Wyoming, this river is exclusively in Nebraska. The river seems quite small to visitors, who are surprised to find out that the Niobrara National Scenic River downstream near Valentine is broad and popular with canoers. More...