• View of the Monument across the Snake River

    Hagerman Fossil Beds

    National Monument Idaho

Plan A Field Trip

Students enjoy an educational program at the Fossil Beds.
Children practice paleontological methods while visiting the Fossil Beds.
An NPS Photo

Hagerman Fossil Beds offers a variety of fun and exciting educational opportunities for school and youth groups. Ranger-led field trips are offered throughout the year depending upon staffing levels. The best time of year to schedule a field trip is Sept - Oct and April - May. Please contact us for information about the programs we offer and to schedule your visit.

Classroom Programs:

Can't come for a visit? Invite a Park Ranger to visit your classroom for a hands-on, interactive curriculum based educational program. Each program can be tailored to fit the specific needs of your group.

Park Field Trips:

Come to Hagerman Fossil Beds for a hands-on exploration of the fossil beds. Park Rangers can present formal programs, lead a guided walk, or help you plan a special program.

Educational school programs are offered throughout the school year. Reservations are required.

Please contact the Education Specialist at (208)933-4126 or e-mail for more information or to schedule a program.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Many children who come to our park enjoy playing paleontologist and many decide to become one in the future.