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    Fossil Butte

    National Monument Wyoming

Where To Eat

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NPS photo of Rick Hebdon specimen
 

Restaurants are located in Kemmerer and Diamondville, nine miles east of the monument. Contact the Fossil Basin website for details.



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

Did You Know?

Diplomystus dentatus, NPS photo of Fossil Country Museum specimen

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.