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Fossil Butte Closed for Upcoming Federal Holidays

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Date: January 7, 2018
Contact: Rene Ohms, 307-800-8402

Kemmerer, WY– The Fossil Butte National Monument visitor center will be closed on Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Day and on Monday, February 19, in observance of President’s Day.  With the exception of these Federal holidays, the visitor center’s normal winter hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 

When the visitor center is closed, the public is still welcome to visit the monument and hike the trails. Hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing are permitted throughout the monument, including on the seasonally-closed Scenic Drive road. Visitors can also explore outdoor interpretive exhibits, including the geologic timeline and the new quarry exhibit near the visitor center parking lot.

For more information about Fossil Butte, visit, call 307-877-4455, or follow #FossilButteNPS on social media.

Last updated: January 8, 2018

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Kemmerer, WY 83101


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