Things To Do

Fossils can only be viewed inside the visitor center. Check the visitor center's hours before your visit.
Exhibit with fossils of stingrays, bowfins, paddlefish, and gars.
Fossil Exhibits

A variety of fossil fishes, insects, plants, reptiles, birds, and mammals from ancient Fossil Lake are displayed in the visitor center.

A ranger standing in front of Fossil Butte holding a fossil fish and pointing at it
Ranger Programs

We offer a variety of ranger programs during in the summer months including fossil preparation demonstrations and drop in programs.

A road winds into the distance through bright green shrubbery and under a bright blue sky.
Scenic Drive

Take the Scenic Drive for panoramic views of the valleys below and to access several unmaintained hiking trails.



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    Collecting fossils or other natural or cultural items is prohibited by federal law 36 CFR 2.1.

    Last updated: August 8, 2023

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    P.O. Box 592
    Kemmerer, WY 83101


    307 877-4455

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