• View of the Monument across the Snake River

    Hagerman Fossil Beds

    National Monument Idaho

Traveling Trunks

Traveling Trunk
The traveling trunk includes many educational items.
An NPS Photo
Hagerman Fossil Beds offers our amazing traveling trunk. The traveling trunk was developed to help teachers bring the wonders of the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument a little closer to students and assist them in better understanding and appreciating this tremendous resource.

Trunks are geared for grades 4-6 or 7-12 and include:
casts of horse skulls, soil samples, books, videos, and curriculum guides. It provides a variety of information about Idaho, as well as paleontology and geology.

Teachers may borrow them for up to one month. There is no charge for their use. The only cost is the return shipping.


Reserve a trunk today!

Did You Know?

Fossilized turtle shell

An in situ specimen of Clemmys owyheensis (pond turtle) was found out in the Monument. The field crew also found a jaw with several teeth from Thomomys gidleyi (pocket gopher) and a jaw from Trigonictis idahoensis (grison from the weasel family).