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Fossil Safari at Warfield Fossil Quarries

Farm Field Rd, Kemmerer, WY 83101
+1 307-883-2445
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Great trip with the grandkids

We took our grandkids to dig fossils.. they were thrilled to find whole fish fossils. The splitting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elaine D
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Extremely Easy to Find Fossils

We took our six year old with another family. It was manual labor but the fossils were much easier... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
kayakpaul
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Monterey, CA
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Farm Field Rd, Kemmerer, WY 83101
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our grandkids to dig fossils.. they were thrilled to find whole fish fossils. The splitting of shale was easy enough for the youngest to do. We went home with a box full of treasures. The caretaker was really helpful in showing us what...More

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We took our six year old with another family. It was manual labor but the fossils were much easier to find than I expected. The owner was extremely helpful in showing technique and checking up on us. The kids had a blast. I would recommend...More

Thank kayakpaul
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The quarry is amazing. If you spend the time, you can find a ton. You need to be careful as the limestone is fragile, not to break the slabs. Most are <6 inches but I found one almost a foot long. Take plenty of water...More

Thank Craig K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I enjoyed my visit to Fossil Safari so much, I'm already planning to go back next year! We went during Labor Day weekend with three 30-somethings and two 65+ers, and everyone got really into the "hunt"! You could either chip through the rocks that FS...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Popped up here since we were in the state for the Eclipse. Stuff to bring. Water,gloves,hat, cash. Talk to George. He's your go to man. He'll show you how to chisel out a slab and how to split it. Be patient. Take your th I'm....More

1  Thank Dougenstein
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

One wonderful short afternoon digging, lifting, hammering & splitting rock. My visit was too short but found a tub full of delightful fossils! George is a wonderful host who explained, modeled what was needed. Bring water, a hat and sunscreen! Thank you....we will be back!

Thank Melinda D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a unique and interesting experience. We only spent a couple of hours and wished we had more time. Everybody will find fish fossils. The staff was nice and did not overcharge us. A few words of advice - bring food, water etc with...More

Thank larry9mm
Reviewed 12 July 2017

You can dig by the hour for $30 or 4 hours for $75 or 8 hours for $100. You get to keep as many as you find except for rare species. I found about 12 whole fish of varying size in about 3 hours. I...More

2  Thank lblack4321
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We arrived in some bad weather and were met with snowflakes coming sideways at us in the strong winds but the manager braved the weather with us to help us get started, help us find a slightly sheltered place to dig, and help us identify...More

Thank traveling_smiles
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a great place to have a fossil hunting adventure with your kids. We stopped on the drive from Jackson to Salt Lake City. George is VERY helpful - training you how to look for fossils and break the stones, as well as trimming...More

Thank FLtallguy
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