Learn About the Park

learning about layers from the Green River Formation during a field trip

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There's a lot going on at Fossil Butte National Monument! Follow the links below to learn more about science, nature, educational programs, and more.

Photos and Multimedia

Browse through high quality photos of fossils from the Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation and scenery of the monument.


Learn about events, projects, and issues in our latest news releases.


Learn about the monument's plant and animal life, geology, paleontology, ecosystems, and other natural features.


This is the place for teachers to find lesson plans, information on field trips and classroom visits, learn about our traveling trunk and access video presentations on the scientific collection and preparation of fossils...plus a whole lot more.

Kids and Youth

Find activities for kids to do during a visit to Fossil Butte.


Browse planning documents that guide Fossil Butte National Monument's day to day operations, learn about laws and policy that details regulations specific to the monument and view visitation statistics and budget information.


Learn about the Intermountain Natural History Association, the non-profit partner of Fossil Butte National Monument, Dinosaur National Monument, Ashley National Forest, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area and several small sites maintained by the Bureau of Land Management. A percentage of all purchases made at one of their bookstores or online helps find projects and operations at Fossil Butte National Monument as well as other sites.

Last updated: August 19, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 592
Kemmerer, WY 83101


(307) 877-4455

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