Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is a U.S. National Monument near Harrison, Nebraska. The main features of the monument are a valley of the Niobrara River and the fossils found on Carnegie Hill and University Hill.Make Agate Fossil Beds National Monument a centerpiece of your Harrison vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Harrison trip itinerary builder website.
The area largely consists of grass-covered plains. Plants on the site include prairie sandreed, blue grama, little bluestem and needle and thread grass, and the wildflowers lupin, spiderwort, western wallflower and sunflowers.
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Drove way out there - it's in the middle of no where - to find an amazing find. I was looking for missile silos on the way. The rancher that found these animal remains must have been amazed when he... more »
The Park Ranger (Alvis) was so kind, patient and informative. His interactions with children was incredible. We watched an 11 minute movie about the history of the fossil beds and went on short one... more »
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