• 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?

Fossil Butte from a distance

Fossil Butte National Monument preserves only 1% of the Fossil Lake deposits, the smallest of three ancient lakes that make up the famous Green River Formation.