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Delve into Fossil Forest in United States

Fossil Forest in the region of Wyoming is located in United States - some 1,744 mi or ( 2806 km ) West of Washington , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Fossil Forest

Local time in Fossil Forest is now 02:59 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/Denver " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Driggs, Big Timber, Billings, Bozeman, and Columbus. While being here, you might want to check out Driggs . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Fossil Forest ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Bison scratching his head, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park

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Interesting facts about this location

Specimen Ridge

Specimen Ridge, el. 8,574 feet is an approximately 8.5-mile ridge along the south rim of the Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park. The ridge separates the Lamar Valley from Mirror Plateau. The ridge is oriented northwest to southeast from the Tower Junction area to Amethyst Mountain. The ridge is known for its abundance of amethyst, opal and petrified wood. It was referred to as Specimen Mountain by local miners and was probably named by prospectors well before 1870.

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Located at 44.87 -110.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Geography of Park County, Wyoming, Mountains of Wyoming, Mountains of Yellowstone National Park, Petrified forests, Ridges of the United States, Visitor attractions in Park County, Wyoming

Druid Peak

Druid Peak (elevation 9,577 feet) is a moderate domed peak on the southern flank of the Absaroka Range in Yellowstone National Park. The peak lies just north of the Lamar River and Soda Butte Creek confluence at the head of the Lamar Valley. Prior to 1885, this summit was named Soda Hill by members of the Hayden Geological Survey of 1878 and Mount Longfellow or Longfellows' Peak by then park superintendent Philetus Norris in 1880.

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Located at 44.90 -110.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Mountains of Wyoming, Mountains of Yellowstone National Park

Trout Lake (Wyoming)

Trout Lake, formerly known as Fish Lake and Soda Butte Lake is a 12 acres popular backcountry lake for hikers and anglers in Yellowstone National Park. The lake is located approximately .33 miles north of the Northeast Entrance Road near the confluence of Pebble Creek and Soda Butte Creek. The lake sits in a depression on a high bench above the Soda Butte Creek canyon. A steep trail through a Douglas fir forest leads to the lake.

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Located at 44.90 -110.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Geography of Park County, Wyoming, Lakes of Wyoming, Lakes of Yellowstone National Park

Mount Norris

Mount Norris el. 9,842 feet is a mountain peak in the northeast section of Yellowstone National Park in the Absaroka Range. In 1875 the peak was named for and named by Philetus Norris, the second park superintendent (1877–1882). Norris was on a visit to the park with several mountain guides, including Collins Jack Yellowstone Jack Baronette. They ascended the peak at the head of the Lamar Valley and presumed they were the first white men to do so, thus naming it Mount Norris.

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Located at 44.87 -110.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Mountains of Wyoming, Mountains of Yellowstone National Park

Mount Hornaday

Mount Hornaday el. 10,003 feet is a mountain peak in the northeast section of Yellowstone National Park in the Absaroka Range, Wyoming. The peak was named in 1938 for naturalist William Temple Hornaday, a former director of the New York Zoological Gardens who championed the cause of saving the American Bison from extinction. {{#invoke: Gallery | gallery}}

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Located at 44.94 -110.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Mountains of Wyoming, Mountains of Yellowstone National Park