Fossil Butte National Monument

ShareTweet Ulrich’s fossil gallery just down the street is a fossil hunters paradise.  Chances are if you’ve gone all the way out to Fossil Butte National Monument or if you are planning on going to Fossil Butte you’ve got a sincere interest in fossils.  While you are in the National Parks digging for fossils is […]

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ShareTweet The Fossil Country Museum near Fossil Butte National Monument in Kemmerer, Wyoming is like many small museums in the Western United States.  It is relatively small and charges no admission fee but does welcome donations of any denomination you care to give.  While the big attraction in Kemmerer, Wyoming is of course fossils, the […]

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ShareTweet Along the Historic Quarry Trail at Fossil Butte National Monument is the Haddenham Cabin.  In the early days, David C. Haddenham was one of the first people to spend a lot of time in the area of Fossil Butte National Monument.  He fished for fossils in the Green River Formation during the summer and […]

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ShareTweet Last night was a sleep in the car night at Fossil Butte.  A night “sleeping in the car” is always a rough night when it’s a summer trip and the car is still packed with a full load of ski gear as well as enough to get you through the summer.  When the car […]

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ShareTweet The Historic Quarry trail at Fossil Butte National  Monument is one of two hiking trail at Fossil Butte.  The trail covers 2.5 miles and loops around past the Haddenham Cabin where David C. Haddenham used to stay while he mined for fossils in the area.  Along with the cabin there are numerous displays near […]

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ShareTweet After a few days in Salt Lake City recovering from the trip to Atlantis and writing of the Atlantis excursion, the time came to resume the National parks adventure.  The target departure time was 11am, which would ensure arrival at Fossil Butte by around 2-3pm.  Departure was delayed due in part to inertia.  It […]

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