A Mammoth-Sized Find

Standing as tall as 14 feet and weighing 20,000 pounds, Columbian mammoths roamed across what is present-day Texas thousands of years ago. Today, the fossil specimens represent the nation's first and only recorded evidence of a nursery herd of ice age Columbian mammoths.

Volunteer Ralph Vinson kneels among fossils.

The History of Waco Mammoth NM

It all started with a discovery in 1978. Learn about the history of the newest national park site.

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Enjoy the Outdoors

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Junior Rangers

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Ranger leading a distance learning program

Distance Learning Programs

Are you miles away from Waco Mammoth National Monument, but you would like to visit the park? Try our distance learning program!

Special Programs

Special Programs

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Last updated: September 1, 2020

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6220 Steinbeck Bend Drive
Waco, TX 76708


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