Fossil Discovery Exhibit

A large room contains casts of dinosaur fossils and exhibits discussing geology and paleontology.
Explore the plant and animal fossils of Big Bend

Courtesy of C. Dunn

Quick Facts

Accessible Rooms, Benches/Seating, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Parking - Auto, Picnic Shelter/Pavilion, Picnic Table, Recycling, Restroom - Accessible, Scenic View/Photo Spot, Tactile Exhibit, Toilet - Vault/Composting, Trash/Litter Receptacles, Wheelchair Accessible

The Fossil Discovery Exhibit allows visitors to experience Big Bend's prehistoric plants and animals, and the world they lived in, through 130 million years of geologic time. Specimens from Big Bend's remarkable fossil record and vivid artwork illustrate the fascinating story of Big Bend's ancient life. A short trail also leads to a panoramic view of nearby geologic points of interest, and highlights the sediments that protect Big Bend's fossils.

Big Bend National Park

Last updated: February 22, 2021