Best Western Plus Fossil Country Inn & Suites

Address: 760 Hwy 189/30, Kemmerer, Wyoming, 83101, United States | 4 star hotel
 
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This 4 star hotel, located on 760 Hwy 189/30, Kemmerer, is near Fossil Country Museum and Ham's Fork River.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBest Western Plus Fossil Country Inn & Suites Kemmerer

      Reviewed by dearrajat

      Unexpectedly pleasant stay given the tiny town

      Reviewed Jul 4, 2013
      by (9 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

      Title says it all

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Best Western Plus Fossil Country Inn & Suites Kemmerer

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      Travel Blogs from Kemmerer

      Fossil Butte National Monument

      A travel blog entry by yen-goossens on Aug 12, 2014

      5 photos

      ... area used to be lake there. The oldest fossils are about 50 million years old. The visitor's center has mostly replicas from casts of the fossils, but, nevertheless, it is quite spectacular to see the quality of the fossils.

      Afterward, we drove back to our picnic spot. Noah and Mark, like a few days earlier, did ...

      Fossil Butte National Monument

      A travel blog entry by twogosouth on Sep 29, 2013

      2 comments, 3 photos

      Today we are in Fossil Butte National Monument. It was an 65 million old lake that has thousands of fossilised fish. Funnily, all of the fossils are in one 18 inch layer. We weren't allowed to look for fish so we went to the visitor centre. It was absolutely ...

      50 Million Years Worth of Fun

      A travel blog entry by videoray.ag on Sep 20, 2013

      19 photos

      ... gas buildup), and then settling to the bottom. Some of these dead fish (along with some plants, insects, turtles, gars, crocodiles!!!, and other flora an fauna) were rapidly buried by sediments. 50 million years pass, those lucky fish have turned into fossils, and a few entrepreneurs seize the opportunity to bilk the rubes (or provide a unique fossil hunting experience depending on your point of view).

      We show up ...

      Today's experience

      A travel blog entry by steve.stever on Jun 22, 2013

      3 comments, 4 photos

      ... road (probably bored to death) how to get to the fossil place. Then he started giving us confusing directions and looked at our faces and said why don't I show you. And that is how we ended up getting a police escort to the fossil place. Once we got there we met George and I found the first fossil. Then I found three more fossils then my finding of fossils came to a halt while ...

      Digging fossils

      A travel blog entry by wheresgordon on Aug 08, 2012

      ... layers of rock are productive. Someone showed me where the ash layer is, which is a layer that frequently contains a high density of fish fossils. I spent the first couple hours clearing the nonproductive layers from above the ash layer. Once that was done, I started carefully splitting the rocks around the ash layer.

      Unlike last time, I was rewarded with a pair of large ...