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Hagerman Fossil Beds NM contains the largest concentration of Hagerman Horse fossils in North America. The Monument is Internationally significant because it protects the world's richest know fossil deposits from a time period called the late Pliocene epoch, 3.5 million years ago. These plants and animals represent the last glimpse of time that existed before the Ice Age, and the earliest appearances of modern flora and fauna.

  

CONTACTS

Email - jan_harper@nps.gov

Fax- 208-837-4857

Write to
P.O. Box 570, 221 North State Street
221 North State Street
Hagerman, ID 83332

Phone
Visitor Information - 208-837-4793

TRAVEL BASICS

Operating Hours, Seasons
Summer: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend); 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday - Sunday(the remainder of the year).

Getting There
PLANE - Twin Falls, Idaho Airport Boise, Idaho Airport

CAR - One and one half hour from Boise, Idaho Thirty minutes from Twin Falls, Idaho -- Located on Hwy 30

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION - No public transportation

Weather & Climate
Summer, hot and dry with winds Fall, cooler with warmer days and cool nights Winter, cold with some snow and wind Spring, warmer days some rain can be muddy on trails

Getting Around
Monument has road access to the trail heads and wayside exhibits

FEES/PERMITS

Entrance Fee
INFORMATION CENTER
Free!

FACILITIES

Visitor Centers
VISITOR CENTER
Open From Labor Day to Memorial Day 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone - 208 837-4793
Location - 221 North State Street, Hagerman, Idaho 83332
Closures - May through September Visitor Center is opened seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and September through May Visitor Center is open Thursday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Special Programs -

Information Center, fossil exhibits, slide show and programs are provided by park staff with scheduled public tours during the summer. Regularly scheduled ranger-guided tours are available seasonally. Educational programs for schools are given throughout the school year. Reservations are required.
Exhibits - Fossils on display

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument.
 Campgrounds Near Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:
Hagerman RV Village, Hagerman, 1 miles away
Billingsley Creek Lodge, Hagerman, 1 miles away
Sportsman River Resort, Hagerman, 2 miles away
Thousand Springs Resort, Hagerman, 2 miles away
Sligar's 1000 Springs Resort, Hagerman, 3 miles away
High Adventure River Tours, Hagerman, 3 miles away
Bell Rapids Sportsman's Access, Hagerman, 4 miles away
 Hotels Near Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:
Best Western Sawtooth Inn & Suites, Jerome , 26 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Twin Falls, Twin Falls , 30 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Twin Falls, Twin Falls , 31 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Twin Falls, Twin Falls , 31 miles away
Hampton Inn Twin Falls, Twin Falls , 31 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites TWIN FALLS, Twin Falls , 31 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Jerome - Twin Falls, Jerome , 31 miles away
 Ski Areas Near Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:
Soldier Mountain, Idaho , 34 miles away, 1425 foot drop, 3 lifts, 36 runs
Magic Mountain, Idaho , 52 miles away, 700 foot drop, 3 lifts, 13 runs
Sun Valley, Idaho , 55 miles away, 3400 foot drop, 19 lifts, 75 runs
Pomerelle Mountain, Idaho , 91 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 24 runs
Bogus Basin, Idaho , 97 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
 Whitewater Near Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:
Snake River, Gooding Twin Falls County , 2 miles away, Class I-II - 6 miles long (Hagerman to Bliss)
Malad Big Wood River, Camas County , 3 miles away, Class IV - 2 miles long (Malad Dam to confluence with Snake River)
Snake River, Gooding Twin Falls County , 18 miles away, Class I-III - 16 miles long (Crystal Springs to Upper Salmon Falls Res)
 Public Lands Near Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:
Malad Gorge State Park, Idaho , 3 miles away
Niagara Springs State Park, Idaho , 16 miles away
Three Island Crossing State Park, Idaho , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:
Gooding Golf Course, Gooding , 13 miles away
Clear Lake Country Club, Buhl , 13 miles away

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