Plan A Field Trip
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.
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?
The Hagerman Fossil Beds paleontology crew has made some unusual finds. Early one summer the field crew found an articulated skeleton of a suckerfish (family Catostomidae) which was later jacketed and brought back to the lab for cleaning and study.