Fossil Butte Nature Trail

  • Beautiful Fossil Butte National Monument, Wyoming
  • View while hiking in Fossil Butte National Monument.


Dogs Yes

1.5 (miles)



~300 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)


The Nature Trail in Fossil Butte National Monument is an easy kid friendly day hike that is sure to please the whole family. This trail is dog friendly, but your furry friends must be kept on leash. The monument says "the 1.5-mile Nature Trail winds through sagebrush and a spring-fed aspen forest. Be sure to watch for wildlife as you hike this trail. Wayside exhibits interpret the wildlife, plants, and geology of this high desert oasis. The trail has an elevation gain of 90m (300'). Allow 45 minutes to 1 hour to hike the trail." There is no camping available in Fossil Butte National Monument.

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Contact: Fossil Butte National Monument P.O. Box 592 Kemmerer, WY 83101

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