• Knightia eocaena mass mortality

    Fossil Butte

    National Monument Wyoming

Park Statistics

Gross Area

8,198 acres
12.8 square miles
33.2 square kilometers

Visitation

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2012: 16,862
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2011: 16,612
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2010: 19,610
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2009: 18,669
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2008: 17,975
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2007: 19,711
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2006: 16,437
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2005: 17,916
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2004: 18,276

Budget

FY 2013 Annual Budget: $690,000
FY 2012 Annual Budget: $731,500
FY 2011 Annual Budget: $750,600
FY 2010 Annual Budget: $755,300
FY 2009 Annual Budget: $740,300
FY 2008 Annual Budget: $710,200
FY 2007 annual Budget: $693,000
FY 2006 Annual Budget: $673,500
FY 2005 Annual Budget: $661,200
FY 2004 Annual Budget: $528,500

Did You Know?

Knightia eocaena, NPS photo of Fossil Country Museum specimen

Knightia eocaena, a fossil fish, is the most abundant vertebrate fossil in the world and the state fossil of Wyoming.