Agate Fossil Beds Trail

EASY 7 reviews

Agate Fossil Beds Trail is a 2.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Harrison, Nebraska that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until November.

DISTANCE
2.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
193 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

river

views

no shade

historic site

no dogs

Visitors traveling east-west on U.S. Highway 26, turn North on State Highway 29 at Mitchell, Nebraska. The park is 34 miles from Mitchell. Follow the National Park Service signs. Visitors traveling on U.S. Highway 20, turn South on State Highway 29 at Harrison, Nebraska. The park is 22 miles from Harrison. Follow the National Park Service signs.

hiking
1 month ago

Return visit when enroute to another location. Even more impressed than last time. excellent visitor center. and trails.

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4 months ago

Very easy walk. Paved all the way up with a couple shaded rest stops along the way. The view is awesome looking out over the valley from the first dig site. There are markers along the trail identifying several of the different plants you'll see.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

hiking
Monday, December 06, 2010

pleasant hike. Interesting history. worth the admission fee.