During 2021 we celebrate the 12th Anniversary of National Fossil Day! Join paleontologists, educators, and students in fossil-related events and activities across the country in parks, classrooms, and online during National Fossil Day. National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. Learn more, Dig 20 Ideas Inspired by National Fossil Day.
Celebrate Our Geologic Heritage
Official 2021 Fossil Day Artwork
Celebrate National Fossil Day 2021 with this year's official artwork—Our first featuring a dinosaur!
Last updated: February 8, 2021