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    Fossil Butte

    National Monument Wyoming

Directions

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Forty-five miles north of Interstate 80, Kemmerer, Wyoming is at the crossroads of U.S. Highways 189 and 30. The monument is 9 miles west of Kemmerer on U.S. Highway 30. Follow the signs to the visitor center.

Commercial transportation or tour buses are not available. The monument is a 2.5 hour drive from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Did You Know?

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Plant fossils, like palm fronds, tell us that 50 million years ago, southwest Wyoming's climate was much like Florida's is today.