• View of the Monument across the Snake River

    Hagerman Fossil Beds

    National Monument Idaho

Join Our Friends

Hagerman Fossil Council,Inc.

The Fossil Council is a grassroots organization founded in 1987 to support legislation in establishing the Hagerman Fossil Beds as a National Monument.

After that success, the focus shifted to assisting the National Monument achieve it's many goals.

Here's how you can help:

  1. Join the Fossil Council - Membership is only $10 a calendar year.
  2. Make a tax-deductible donation - Funds will go to projects and important support activities.
  3. Become a volunteer - Help with activities like the Council's booth at Fossil Days in the park, fund raising activities, and other events related to the Monument. What are your talents? Maybe you can help in ways we haven't imagined!

P.O. Box 56

Hagerman, ID 83332















Did You Know?

View of Melon Gravels found in fields and along the roads in Hagerman

The catastrophic Bonneville Flood thundered through the Hagerman Valley 15,000 years ago leaving behind enormous fields of rounded lava boulders – some as big as cars. They are called ‘melon gravel’ and can still be seen throughout the valley today.