Alerts & Conditions

Phased Reopening - Waco Mammoth National Monument is beginning to increase access to the park

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Waco Mammoth National Monument is increasing access. The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and is using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis.

Waco Mammoth National Monument Dig Shelter access:

  • The Dig Shelter is open at limited capacity, reservations are not required

In addition, the following spaces continue to be available:

  • Trails
  • Picnic Area
  • Restrooms at limited capacity
  • Outside bookstore

Details and updates on park operations will continue to be posted on our website and social media channels. Updates about NPS operations will be posted on


Summer Conditions

Summer in Texas can be hot. June, July, and August temperatures can reach well over 100 degrees. Drink plenty of water, wear a hat and sunscreen, and take it easy.

Last updated: March 16, 2021

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Mailing Address:

6220 Steinbeck Bend Drive
Waco, TX 76708


(254) 750-7946

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