Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument

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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument

Address:221 N State St
Hagerman, ID 83332

Phone:208-837-4793
Fax:208-837-4857
Web: www.nps.gov/hafo/
Size: 4,351 acres.
Established: Authorized on November 18, 1988.
Location:In south-central Idaho near the town of Hagerman, off US 30.
Facilities:Information center, boardwalk, overlook.
Activities:Hiking, fishing, bicycling, hunting, ranger-guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Site protects the world's richest known fossil deposits from the late Pliocene epoch, 3-4 million years ago. These 220+ species of plants and animals represent the last glimpse of time that existed before the Ice Age, and the earliest appearances of modern flora and fauna. The fossils, which are embedded in the banks of the Snake River, have been exposed by the carving action of the river.

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Habitat Restoration at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho In August 2010, the Long Butte wildfire burned over 75% of the park.
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And although it is no surprise that abundant fossils have been found at places with names such as Agate Fossil Beds, Hagerman Fossil Beds, John Day Fossil Beds, and Dinosaur national monuments, they also have been unearthed at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania, revealing that dinosaurs walked across the area more than 200 million years ago.
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In recognition of each year since the interstate system legislation, 2006 Road Atlas' editors recommend 50 adventure stops across the country like the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument (Hagerman, Idaho) and the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (Baker City, Ore.
Among the newest national monuments in the park system, Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument in south-central Idaho offers one of the largest and best preserved collections of fossils in the world.