Fossil Discovery

If you believe that you have located a fossil within Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, please help park staff by filling out the below form.

  1. Please do not touch it.
  2. Record GPS coordinates. If this is not possible, then record a description of where you found it. We may ask you to show a park ranger where it is located.
  3. Please do not mark the location with anything obvious (i.e. rocks, sticks, debris, paint).
  4. Please write a short description of what you think you may have found.
  5. Take photographs to share only with National Park Service Rangers. Please include a close up of the fossil in one photo, and another photo with the fossil and the background horizon if possible. This will help park staff find the location.
  6. Please do not, share the location information or photographs, with your friends, the general public or on any social media sites.
  7. Forward this information using the below form to the National Park Service Superintendent.

Fossil Discovery Form

Last updated: March 6, 2017

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