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Fossil Butte National Monument, Kemmerer

#10 of 26 in Historic Sites in Wyoming
National Park Historic Site
Fossil Butte National Monument is America's Aquarium in Stone. Some of the world's best preserved fossils are found in the flat-topped ridges of southwestern Wyoming's cold sagebrush desert. Fossilized fishes, insects, plants, reptiles, birds, and mammals are exceptional for their abundance, variety, and detail of preservation. Most remarkable is the story they tell of ancient life in a subtropical landscape.
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  • This location is very well done and portrays what Fossil Lake was all about and what has transpired 100 million years ago. great tribute to the Wyoming State Park  more »
  • We were headed form Salt Lake City to the Tetons and beyond, so we detoured for a day to see Fossil Butte at the request of my 10 year old daughter. We are glad we made the trip, we didn't do anything...  more »
  • Don't miss this chance to experience the geological history of our planet. Many amazing fossils which have been preserved from ancient lakes nearby. Very knowledgeable staff, beautiful facility. Small...  more »

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