Fossil Butte: Visit a 52 Million-Year-Old Fossil Classroom

A fossil adventure awaits your students! Use this park as your classroom and discover the amazing things fossils teach us. As of Fall 2017, we also offer Virtual Field Trips where your class can take a tour of the visitor center and learn all about fossils with a ranger. For more information and to schedule a session, please click here. 

Check out the lesson plans, traveling trunk, and be sure to visit the additional educational resources page. It has a downloadable poster, information on field trips and classroom visits, and some video presentations on the scientific collection and preparation of fossils.

 

Fossil Photo Gallery

Fossils are windows into the past. Check out the incredible fossils from the Green River Formation.

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fossil bird head

Scenic Photo Gallery

The sagebrush steppe is a land of unique beauty. Here are some favorite scenes.

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a view from the gravel portion of the scenic drive

Want to Learn More?

Visit our Nature and Science page for more about the geology, fossils, today's landscape and its inhabitants.

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pronghorn antelope

Last updated: October 16, 2017

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 592
Kemmerer, WY 83101

Phone:

(307) 877-4455

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