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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Hagerman

Categories: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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3/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument is located in Hagerman. With our international travel planner, Hagerman attractions like Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Go for the view of the valley and emigrant trail wagon tracks then stop by the visitor center in town to see examples of fossils extracted from this important geologic site. After a very hot midday vi...  read more »
  • A very good choice for those who like to visit archaeological sites. The places where fossils from the Mesozoic era and Jurassic were found are displayed. It passes a day excellent.
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  • Headed back to the Treasure Valley, stopped by the Visitor's Center. The displays were well laid out and informative and the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. There is a 12 minute introductory vid...  read more »
  • A small visitor center with a big job. Wonderful and passionate ranger willing to share information. Came excited about the Hagerman Horse fossils and found out so much more. 3 miles of the original Oregon trail well preserved. Also found out about the Minidoka war relocation camp where nearly 13,000 people where imprisoned. If you love history this national monument has more than enough to offer.
  • For the people rating this park with 3 or lease stars....It is protected for a reason. The first decendents of modern day horses came from here and it is a valuable archeological sight where numerous species have been discovered. Yes it is no Grand Canyon or Zion but it has a history and beauty of it's own. The Oregon trail also cuts through it making it more interesting. Makes for a good day trip.
  • Underwhelming is the perfect word here. If you're in the area and driving by, the visitor center makes for an okay visit, but the two overlooks out of town are simply a waste of time. It's hard to believe this is actually classified as a national monument.
  • Boring, overlooks are ok but not spectacular.
  • Pretty cool stop. Recommend
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