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Waco Mammoth National Monument

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Address: 6220 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco, TX 76708-5338
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Waco Mammoth site is a small national monument that has preserved the dig site of a large excavation of extinct wildlife. There is an organized narrated tour that takes about an... read more

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Waco Mammoth site is a small national monument that has preserved the dig site of a large excavation of extinct wildlife. There is an organized narrated tour that takes about an hour. You can spend a little extra time exploring for yourself, but other than the tour there is not much else to do. Worth a stop if you are... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love fossils and natural history places. Here they take you on a tour and give great information about the site, the dig (still ongoing) and let you take pictures. The drive out is very scenic. Staff are very knowledgeable. Worth the few dollars they ask for

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Portland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited with a group ranging from 4 to north side of 60. The only way to see the monument is with a guide which is a great thing. Our guide was enthusiastic and informative. There is a children's area where kids can pick up a tour book, color, or dig for bones. The tour book encourages children to ask... More 

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Thank maggyroz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A small, unique exhibit of with a preserved archeological dig and terrific tour guide. Explanations of local flora and fauna. Yeehaw.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! A must see. This phenomenal site is really cool. One of the newest National Parks and the dig site is a site to see! We had a new young ranger as a tour guide, but she was really enthusiastic and well informed. Will definitely visit again!!

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This site stands out for education of archaeology for both children and adults. We are told the story of what is known from the remains of bones. During a flash flood thousands of years ago, some wild animals were trapped in the mud with their bones remaining. The tour guides tell a story that fascinated me (and you need to... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice facility showing ovation an discovery of this large Mammoth find. Easy to walk, good National Park Rangers tours.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a little interested in pre-historic animals this is the right place for you. The guides are lovely people, they a gist of history in a very exiting way. Charming place for enthusiast.

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Midland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My granddaughter was excited to see the Mammoth National Monument! We went on a weekday first thing after opening so there was not a large crowd. My granddaughter was given a junior ranger book to fill out as the tour began. The Ranger asked her questions to keep her engaged and she was able to "interview" him about his job... More 

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for young and old. They have activities for the younger kids and everyone just loves it, been there already twice in a year!

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