Plan Your Visit
Fossil Butte National Monument is located between 6800 and 8100 feet elevation in the sagebrush covered hills of rural, southwestern Wyoming. Wide open spaces, fresh air, blue skies, abundant wildlife and, of course, some of the most incredible fossils in the world are found here.
The visitor center containing fossil exhibits and interactive displays is open 361 days of the year.
Camping is not available.
Did You Know?
Plant fossils, like palm fronds, tell us that 50 million years ago, southwest Wyoming's climate was much like Florida's is today.