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Fossil Butte National Monument

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Fossil Butte National Monument

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Don H wrote a review Oct 2020
Kirkland, Washington920 contributions224 helpful votes
The visitor center displays are all amazing and this is a must stop to understand the fossils and how they came about. The new interactive fish display is truly amazing and unique.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Jeremiah Z wrote a review Oct 2020
Roseville, Minnesota1,954 contributions106 helpful votes
We spent a good part of a day in this park in late August. We hiked the Quarry Trail and Nature Trail and spent some time at the Visitor Center looking at the exhibits (the film was not showing). We thought the Quarry Trail was the biggest highlight and the views from the quarry itself were fabulous. I can imagine the aspen trees on the Nature Trail would be beautiful in the fall. We only ran into one other person on both the Quarry and Nature Trails. If you want a park with solitude and learn about fish fossils, definitely make a visit if you can.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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taylorkelley wrote a review Oct 2020
Juneau, Alaska37 contributions2 helpful votes
My partner and I were driving through on our way from Grand Teton and decided to stop here and check it out. It was well worth the stop. Lots of cool fossils and interesting information. Our only regret is that we didn’t have more time to explore the area.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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rockhound13 wrote a review Oct 2020
utah181 contributions34 helpful votes
I brought a group of about 20 fossil collectors with me to vist the museum and meet Arvid Aase the site Paleontologist. Special arrangements were made for my group in a Covid safe envoroment to be taught on the history of Fossil Lake and the way fossils are created in the lake.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Chris_G_2008 wrote a review Sep 2020
Salt Lake City, Utah194 contributions114 helpful votes
Definitely hit the nature trail. It was lovely although the hike did have some elevation gain. Take the road to the top and stop at the overlook.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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