40th Anniversary Celebration
Join us Saturday, October 27, 2012 as we celebrate Fossil Butte National Monument's 40th anniversary.
11 am - 2 pm Open House
Sneak Peek See the images for Lance Grande's book about Fossil Lake (scheduled for release in 2013)
Fossil Plants Preview the upcoming Fossil Lake plants book
New Exhibits Check out three new fossil exhibits
Free Poster Attendees receive a free poster
Refreshments Provided by Intermountain Natural History Association
Did You Know?
Railroad workers played a major role in the discovery of fossils from the Green River Formation. In the late 1860's, Union Pacific workers uncovered the first major fossil fish beds (Lake Gosiute) near the town of Green River, Wyoming.