• Knightia eocaena mass mortality

    Fossil Butte

    National Monument Wyoming

Special Events

Fossil Butte in sagebrush steppe over Knightia eoceana
NPS photo
 

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

Activities
10 am - 11 am Behind the scenes tour of museum collections with park paleontologist
11 am - 12 pm Prepare a fossil
11 am - 2 pm "Pasta Fossil" (children's activity sponsored by Lincoln County Library)
12 pm - 1 pm Music by Susan Park (Wyoming Red)

Other events

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?

pronghorn antelope

There are more pronghorn antelope in the state of Wyoming than people. One hundred or so spend the spring, summer, and fall in Fossil Butte National Monument.