Directions and Transportation

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Commercial transportation or tour buses are not available. Closest airports: Rock Springs, Wyoming (130 miles); Salt Lake City, Utah (150 miles).

From Kemmerer:

Travel 9 miles west of Kemmerer, Wyoming on U.S. Highway 30. There is a highway sign near mile post 44; turn right onto Lincoln County Road 300. The Historic Quarry Trail is approximately 1/2 mile on the right. Continue west on County Road 300 for approximately 3 miles to Chicken Creek Road which provides access to the visitor center, scenic drive, Nature Trail and picnic area.

From 80 East:

Take exit 66 for US-30 W toward Kemmerer/Pocatello (continue for 54 miles). Turn right onto Lincoln County Road 300 (near mile post 44 there is a highway sign for Fossil Butte NM). The Historic Quarry Trail is approximately 1/2 mile on the right. Continue west on County Road 300 for approximately 1.5 miles to Chicken Creek Road which provides access to the visitor center, scenic drive, Nature Trail and picnic area.

From 80 West:

Take exit 18 for US-189 N (continue for 34 miles). Turn left onto US-30 W (continue for 10 miles). Turn right onto Lincoln County Road 300 (near mile post 44 there is a highway sign for Fossil Butte NM). The Historic Quarry Trail is approximately 1/2 mile on the right. Continue west on County Road 300 for approximately 1.5 miles to Chicken Creek Road which provides access to the visitor center, scenic drive, Nature Trail and picnic area.

From Bear Lake:

Take UT-30 E / WY-89 N. Turn right onto US-30 E (continue for 9.7 miles). Turn left onto Lincoln County Road 300 (continue for 2.4 miles). Turn left on Chicken Creek Road which provides access to the visitor center, scenic drive, Nature Trail and picnic area or continue straight for another 3 miles to reach the Historic Quarry Trail.

From Northwest:

Take US-30 E. Turn left onto Lincoln County Road 300 (continue for 2.4 miles). Turn left on Chicken Creek Road which provides access to the visitor center, scenic drive, Nature Trail and picnic area or continue straight for another 3 miles to reach the Historic Quarry Trail.

From Northeast:

Take US-189 S to Kemmerer. Turn right onto US-30 ALT W / Coral St / Pine Ave (continue for 2 miles). Turn right onto US-30 W (continue for 8 miles). Turn right onto Lincoln County Road 300 (near mile post 44 there is a highway sign for Fossil Butte NM). The Historic Quarry Trail is approximately 1/2 mile on the right. Continue west on County Road 300 for approximately 1.5 miles to Chicken Creek Road which provides access to the visitor center, scenic drive, Nature Trail and picnic area.

Last updated: March 11, 2022

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P.O. Box 592
Kemmerer , WY 83101

Phone:

307 877-4455

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