Eating & Sleeping

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Make Agate Fossil Beds part of your camping road trip!

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Camping and Lodging

Agate Fossil Beds does not offer camping or overnight stays within Park Service boundaries. However, there are several campgrounds and hotel/motel options in our surrounding communiites!

Get the most up-to-date information on local lodging options: direct links to results pages of closest options include Visit Nebraska, Google Maps, or your other favorite search engine.
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Sustainably refill your water bottle with our chilled and filtered fountain

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A soda machine is available in the visitor center lobby with a variety of sodas and juices. Filtered and chilled water bottle refilling station is available near the restrooms. Bottled water is also available in the park store.

No other food is available in the monument for sale. Enjoy the dining options in the communities to the north or south of the monument, or bring a picnic lunch. We have several covered picnic pavillions south of the visitor center parking lot.


The gas station closest to the monument is 25 miles to the north, in Harrison. Please note the pumps there are NOT 24-hours. The station is open weekdays during normal business hours and Saturdays in the morning hours. It is closed Sundays. Gas stations to the north that are open seven days per week can be found in Crawford, Nebraska, which is 25 miles east of Harrison, and in Lusk, Wyoming, which is 31 miles west of Harrison.

The nearest gas station to the south of the monument is 34 miles away, in the town of Mitchell.

Last updated: August 12, 2021

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Mailing Address:

301 River Road
Harrison , NE 69346


308 665-4113

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