By CarHagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Visitor Center, 221 North State Street, is located along Highway 30 in the town of Hagerman across from the high school. Hagerman is located approximately one and one half hours from Boise, Idaho and forty minutes from Twin Falls, Idaho. Please note that the visitor center is in the town of Hagerman, not where many GPS units place it on park grounds.
From I-84 EastTake the second Bliss exit (#141) which is Route 26 and follow the sign for Hagerman (right hand turn). The turn-off for Highway 30 East (left hand turn) is one of the first roads after the Amber Inn hotel. Travel 8 miles on Highway 30 East to the town of Hagerman. The Visitor Center is on your left about one block from the Hagerman City Park. The Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce offices are our next door neighbor. Please take special care to follow all speed limit signs as the Hagerman High School is directly across from the Visitor Center.
From I-84 WestTake the second Wendell exit, # 155, (Wendell/Hagerman). At the end of the ramp turn left as marked, toward Hagerman. This is Hagerman/Wendell Road or E 2950 S. Take care on this road as it is used by agricultural vehicles and has several potential animal migration crossings. The road is well paved and has an average speed limit of 50 mph, except for a downhill grade where the speed limit drops to 40 mph.
Travel on this road for approximately 10 miles to its end at the intersection with Highway 30. Make a right onto Highway 30 West and travel approximately 2 miles to the town of Hagerman. The Visitor Center is on your right, immediately after the Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce building. Please take care to follow the speed limits, especially in the town of Hagerman, as there are many crosswalks and unusual traffic on the roadways. Parking Parking is available in front of the Visitor Center (best for larger vehicles and RVs), behind the Visitor Center, off Reed Street, or at the Town Park, one block north of the Visitor Center.
From Jackpot, Nevada1. Start out going north on US Highway 93 / US-93 N. Continue to follow US-93 N (Crossing into Idaho). 42.6 miles
2. Merge onto US-30 W via the ramp on the left. 16.2 miles
3. Turn right onto Highway 30 / US-30 W. Continue to follow US-30 W. 15.1 miles
4. 221 N State St. is on the left.
Total Travel Estimate: 73.90 miles - about 1 hour 20 minutes