Fossil Butte National Monument

National Fossil Day Celebrated In National Parks Next Week

Fossils large and small will be the stars of the National Park System next week when National Fossil Day is celebrated on Wednesday.

Exploring The Parks: Fossil Butte National Monument In Windswept Wyoming

Many national parks preserve aspects of the past, and in the case of Fossil Butte National Monument, that past goes back 55 million years ago, a time when the landscape of western Wyoming was very different from the windswept plains we see today.

A View From The Overlook: Fossil Butte National Monument

The two-hour drive from Salt Lake City, to Kemmerer, Wyoming, a gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, is educational for European and Eastern U.S. visitors.

National Park Road Trip 2010: Into Idaho on the Oregon Trail

Greetings from Idaho’s Massacre Rocks State Park on the Snake River. It is the morning of July 5th and the weather is excellent. Potential travelers to the state of famous potatoes will be pleased to know the park wasn’t named for RV owners massacred by road bandits.
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