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Some Of Best Preserved Fossils In the World Are Right Here In Wyoming

When you think about Wyoming history, you probably picture pioneers and cowboys, but we have a rich history that goes back millions of years.

The proof of that can be found at Fossil Butte. Discovered in the 1870s even before Wyoming was incorporated as a territory, the limestone layers that make up the butte have been fascinating geologists, paleontologists, and the general public for centuries. It’s a treasure-trove of some of the most well-preserved fossils in the entire world.

What do you enjoy most about visiting Fossil Butte?