Quarry Stories: Fossil Safari

Quarry Stories: Fossil Safari

By Wolf Johnson When you think of the word “safari”, you may think about traveling across the world and exploring an exotic destination with some unique wildlife. However, south of Kemmerer, Wyoming, you can embark on a different safari, one that will take you millions of years back in time. At Warfield Fossils’ Fossil Safari, […]

The Taboo & Tragic Past of Kemmerer, WY

By Wolf Johnson Right off the interstate in southwestern Wyoming is the small town of Kemmerer. It’s one of those “blink-and-you-might-miss-it” towns. But, underneath millenniums of sediment, centuries of history and years of stories, you’ll not only see a small Wyoming town, but a true pinnacle of the Wild West.  Early Days Kemmerer was established […]

Quarry Stories: American Fossil Quarry

When digging in one of the quarries near Kemmerer, WY, don’t let yourself feel like a “fish out of water” when you start finding, well, fish out of water. The area is home to not only centuries of fascinating community history, but millions of years of incredible biological and geological history. Here in Lincoln County, […]

2021 Oyster Ridge Music Festival

The Oyster Ridge Music Festival is back for 2021! On July 23rd and 24th, several artists will take the stage at Triangle Park in Kemmerer, WY. This year’s lineup includes Freddy Jones Band, Reckless Kelly, Yonder Mountain String Band, and others. Oyster Ridge Music Festival continues to be Wyoming’s largest free music festival. The intimate […]

5 Uncrowded Adventures in Southwest Wyoming

Fossil Basin sits between the beautiful Hams Fork River, Bridger-Teton National Forest, and sagebrush-scented prairies. Made up of the southwestern Wyoming towns of Kemmerer and Diamondville, the basin is rich with history from its early beginning as an ancient subtropical lake, its mid-life as a booming mining town and, now, as one of Wyoming’s best-kept […]

Kemmerer and Its Little Secrets: The Oyster Ridge Music Festival and Fossil Butte

When you’re about to hit the roads of the West, you might Google something like “top travel destinations in Wyoming.” Well, Kemmerer, in Wyoming’s Lincoln County, is home to one especially intriguing top destination – Fossil Butte National Monument. It’s one of the richest paleontological sites (a place in which remains of ancient living organisms […]

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