Getting Around

Map of Fossil Butte National Monument including road, trail, picnic area and visitor center locations.

The visitor center, Historic Quarry trailhead, and Nature Trail & Picnic Area parking areas accommodate automobiles, pickup trucks, SUV's, RV's, motorbikes, bicycles, and commercial tour buses.

Beyond the Nature Trail & Picnic Area parking lot, the Scenic Drive turns into a steep, narrow, gravel road. Buses, RV's and vehicles pulling trailers cannot continue up this section of road. However, visitors can unhook and leave trailers in the Visitor Center or Nature Trail & Picnic Area parking lots and continue.

Bicycles are allowed in the monument but riders must remain on the Scenic Drive road. Bicycles are not allowed on hiking trails including the unmaintained trails along the Scenic Drive.

All motorized vehicles are restricted to the main park road. Operators and vehicles must be properly licensed.

Snowmobiles and ATV's are not allowed.

Last updated: March 11, 2022

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P.O. Box 592
Kemmerer, WY 83101


307 877-4455

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