Operating Hours & Seasons
Visitor Center Hours:
Monument grounds are open sunrise to sunset. The entrance road gate is closed only during severe winter storms. The upper road accessing the picnic area, Chicken Creek Nature Trail (previously Fossil Lake Trail), and scenic drive closes November 1st until the snow melts, usually by late May.
Camping is not available.
Did You Know?
Southwest Wyoming's sagebrush country provides crucial winter range for mule deer, elk, and moose. Moose prefer the willow bottoms near springs, creeks, and rivers.