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    Fossil Butte

    National Monument Wyoming


Many activities including gatherings, scientific research, and commercial filming in Fossil Butte National Monument require a permit. The purpose of these permits is to ensure the protection of the park's natural and cultural resources, as well as to minimize conflicts between park visitors and your guests.

Filming Permit (85kb WORD doc)

Special Use Permit (59.5kb WORD doc)

Research Permit

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.