• Knightia eocaena mass mortality

    Fossil Butte

    National Monument Wyoming


historic fossil collector's cabin on Historic Quarry Trail
NPS photo

Lodging and camping are available in Kemmerer and Diamondville, nine miles east of Fossil Butte National Monument. Contact the Fossil Basin website for details.

Download Kemmerer-Diamondville Information brochure [61k PDF File] for a list of restaurants, motels, camping, RV parks, museums, and parks and recreation facilities.

Did You Know?

visitor center mural

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