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Fossil Safari at Warfield Fossil Quarries

Farm Field Rd, Kemmerer, WY 83101
+1 307-883-2445
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So Fun for Kids and Adults

It is also called Fossil Safari. It is down a dirt road but well worth the drive. I didn't know... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boisenb
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Boise, Idaho
Great way to spend an afternoon

The place is a little hard to find, but it is well-worth it. We were there for an hour, and we... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
sdmcandrews
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Laurel
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“fossil safari” (20 reviews)
“two hours” (7 reviews)
“great fun” (6 reviews)
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Farm Field Rd, Kemmerer, WY 83101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is also called Fossil Safari. It is down a dirt road but well worth the drive. I didn't know what to expect but had a blast. We had 4 kids under the age of 11 and thought only the kids would like it but...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

The place is a little hard to find, but it is well-worth it. We were there for an hour, and we found some great fossil fish. The man at the site, George, has the equipment needed to break the rocks, and he is incredibly helpful....More

1  Thank sdmcandrews
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

My kids loved digging at Topaz Mountain on our last vacation, so we decided to stop at Fossil Safari on the way to Jackson Hole from Salt Lake. The stop broke up the long drive and it was a blast. We came home with bags...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

We drove out from NJ to do a week of digging in the famous Green River Formation and after knowing of Warfields since I was a kid, it was simply a must to visit and I am sure glad we did! We met up with...More

1  Thank Jack B
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We took our grandkids to dig fossils.. they were thrilled to find whole fish fossils. The splitting of shale was easy enough for the youngest to do. We went home with a box full of treasures. The caretaker was really helpful in showing us what...More

1  Thank Elaine D
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We took our six year old with another family. It was manual labor but the fossils were much easier to find than I expected. The owner was extremely helpful in showing technique and checking up on us. The kids had a blast. I would recommend...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

The quarry is amazing. If you spend the time, you can find a ton. You need to be careful as the limestone is fragile, not to break the slabs. Most are <6 inches but I found one almost a foot long. Take plenty of water...More

Thank Craig K
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

I enjoyed my visit to Fossil Safari so much, I'm already planning to go back next year! We went during Labor Day weekend with three 30-somethings and two 65+ers, and everyone got really into the "hunt"! You could either chip through the rocks that FS...More

1  Thank Denise M
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Popped up here since we were in the state for the Eclipse. Stuff to bring. Water,gloves,hat, cash. Talk to George. He's your go to man. He'll show you how to chisel out a slab and how to split it. Be patient. Take your th I'm....More

1  Thank Dougenstein
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

One wonderful short afternoon digging, lifting, hammering & splitting rock. My visit was too short but found a tub full of delightful fossils! George is a wonderful host who explained, modeled what was needed. Bring water, a hat and sunscreen! Thank you....we will be back!

Thank Melinda D
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