We offer a fun adventure for the whole family or seasoned collector. Providing instruction and use of tools to collect your own specimens from fossil lake Green River formation. Diggers are allowed to keep all of the common species you will find during your visit. Come be part of the expedition! You do not need… Read more »
Use us as your home base as you explore the area.
Best Western PLUS Fossil Country Inn and Suites is ideal for visitors to Kemmerer, Wyoming. It is 100% smoke free and pet friendly. Local industries, including Westmoreland Coal, Pacificorp, ExxonMobil, Williams Pipeline Company, Enterprise Production and Rocky Mountain Power, are a short distance from Best Western PLUS Fossil Country Inn & Suites. Private meeting and banquet rooms,… Read more »
All rooms have been renovated. New queen beds. Microwaves and refrigerators. In-room coffee. Outside patio. Free shuttle from the airport. Wireless internet secure with password. BBQ grills (gas & electric) for guest use.
Wyoming’s newest national monument, Fossil Butte, was established on October 23, 1972. It is administered and protected by the National Park Service. The monument contains 8,198 acres and protects a portion of the largest deposit of freshwater fish fossils in the world. The richest fossil fish deposits are found in multiple limestone layers, which lie some… Read more »
Quarry digs with guide, transportation and tools. Gallery/gift shop with prepared framed and unframed fossils, Do-it-youself kits, larger unprepared fossils, pottery, jewelry, gems and more.
Fossil Island is the home of the world famous Island green with two par five holes played to separate greens on the island. 9 hole public course, clubs and carts for rent, driving range, practice green, full service Pro Shop, Golf Pro on site and lessons available. Green fees are subject to increase without notice.
Fossil Butte National Monument protects an extremely rich and diverse fossil deposit in the Green River Formation from 52 million years ago. Preserved in limestone are abundant fish and other organisms of the aquatic ecosystem including: plants, crocodilians, turtles, insects, and crayfish. Less common are fossils from environments that surrounded the lake such as early… Read more »
Fossil Country Frontier Museum collects, preserves, researches, exhibits, and interprets materials related to the natural and cultural history of South Lincoln County and southwestern Wyoming, for the education and enjoyment of the public. Exhibits: History of Kemmerer/Diamondville Early 1900s Period Dining Room Replica Coal Mine and assortment of coalmining equipment Bootlegging Stills and Wine Presses… Read more »
Over night, weekly and monthly rates available. Large grassy sites and easy access. Adjacent to restaurants, convenience store, gas, food, public golf course and fishing.