Things To Know Before You Come
Hagerman Valley was formed 14,300 years ago by the Bonneville flood, which gouged out canyons, moved house-sized boulders and left enormous sand bars. The Valley's landscape is dotted with a amazing number of melon gravels giving silent testimony to the colossal flood.
Today the town offers a number of services including: 2 service stations, 3+ restaurants, a bank, and a grocery store, as well as a number of little shops.
Did You Know?
The Monument’s fossil record includes plants and animals that lived in the Hagerman area about 3.5 million years ago in a wet and mostly forested floodplain.