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Fossil Butte National Monument

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Address: P.O. Box 592, Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone Number: 307-877-4455
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INCREDIBLE!!

The visitor center at FBNM was absolutely incredible! The exhibits were excellent! The rangers we so knowledgable and didn't hesitate to answer questions. The research hike to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Gillette, Wyoming
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Gillette, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The visitor center at FBNM was absolutely incredible! The exhibits were excellent! The rangers we so knowledgable and didn't hesitate to answer questions. The research hike to the research quarry was fun, beautiful and a great learning experience.

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Murray, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We have been here twice already. It was a short stop on our way back from Yellowstone and Teton. It was also for the kids who wanted to learn and to get a junior ranger badge. Wish we could have stayed longer. We were not disappointed. The park rangers were knowledgeable and informative. There were very few visitors so that... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Scenery amazing, The small visitor centre was very interesting, informative and had a huge variety of marine fossils on display..

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Fossil Butte National Monument is a treasure sitting in the middle of nowhere. We were driving by and stopped on a whim and were pleasantly surprised. Take the time for this stop.

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you like geologic history and fossil this is a great stop, if you don't then don't bother. This is out of the way a little. The Visitor center very informative, we though it was worth the stop. I learned a few things, thus it was a good stop

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Drove to Fossil Butte from Rock Springs, WY which took about an 1.5 hours. The displays in the visitors center is just awesome. The ranger the day we were there was very nice and answered all our questions and provided some insight of the area. There are several hiking trails and a driving loop. Did see some wonderful wildlife too,... More 

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a very nice, clean, renovated, well managed motel. I would definitely stay here again if I am in the area.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

If fossils have ever been an interest of yours, you owe it to yourself to visit this national monument. The hills around this site have been and are being mined for fossil fish which are sold around the world. Fortunately this site is preserving these creatures while offering an absolutely amazing variety for display. From the small to the large,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Absolutely brilliant place, which we found almost by accident. Beautyful area and stunning wildlife as well, not just fossils of unsurpassed quality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

As is the case with most National Parks entrance fees are minimal. We didn't brace the cold on our visit but they have several hiking trails. The visitor center is very nice and modern. It is filled with information, and the staff were friendly and helpful. If you have small children or even young teenagers check out the junior ranger... More 

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Address: P.O. Box 592, Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone Number: 307-877-4455
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Kemmerer

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