Where To Learn

National Parks & Monuments

Fossil Butte National Monument

9 miles west of Kemmerer on US Highway 30
864 Chicken Creek Road
PO Box 592
Kemmerer, WY 83101

(307) 877-4455


Visitor Center

stingray fossil

May 1 – September 30 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
October 1 – April 30 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

View over 300 fossils
Watch video programs
Participate in fossil prep demonstrations
Become Junior/Senior Rangers
Interact with the Electronic Ranger
Create a fossil image on the rubbing table
To participate in ranger-led activities plan your visit during the months of June, July and August

Open sunrise to sunset
Entrance gate is closed during winter storms

Hike the Historic Quarry Trail, the Chicken Creek Nature Trail, or up to scenic overlook areas
Horseback riding (bring your own horse)
Picnic in the Chicken Creek Picnic Area
Take the scenic drive
Wildlife Viewing
Wildflowers in Sagebrush Country
Night Sky Viewing
Showshoe and cross-country ski in the winter