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Fossil Butte Quarry Trail is a 2.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Cokeville, Wyoming that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.8 mi Elevation gain 685 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

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Nature trips

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Bird watching

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The trail passes through parts of the Wasatch and Green River formations. A short side loop leads to the site of a historic fossil quarry on Fossil Butte. Wayside exhibits provide information about geology, area history, wildlife and plants of the high desert.

Fossil Butte National Monument P.O. Box 592 Kemmerer, WY 83101 Phone Visitor Center and Headquarters (307) 877-4455 Fax (307) 877-4457

Forty-five miles north of Interstate 80, Kemmerer, Wyoming is at the crossroads of U.S. Highways 189 and 30. The monument is 9 miles west of Kemmerer on U.S. Highway 30. Follow the signs to the visitor center

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Carly Lee
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love this trail because when kids come they can rest on the benches. There are signs along the way which are geologically accurate, the bathroom is always clean and the trail has very few people! the sight all the way up in beautiful but from the top it's stunning.

David Schultz
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Brady Hendricks
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Bring snow shoes or skis! Beautiful though!

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Joseph L.
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Christian Hicks
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Stevie Moyles
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Good hike, not a lot of shade. But definitely worth it when you get to the Quarry. Very awesome.

Brian Bythrow
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Far better fossils to see in the visitor center

Candice Tournahu
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Lori b.
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Alex Oser
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Tagen McEntire
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Chris R.
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Heidi Albin
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David Williams
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Chris Tomassi
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Tony Garabis
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Jerry K.
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Joe Ure
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Jennifer Paradis
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Carol Adams
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Zach Holmes
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Kate Vawter
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Gustavo Gomez
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Jason Gardner
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Stavros Mitchelides
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