Choose Your Fossil Rim Experience below

Tickets must be purchased in advance

Self-Guided DRIVE

Take your vehicle on the Gosdin Scenic Drive.


public guided tour

Ride in one of our vehicles on a guided Safari Tour. You will be with other groups of people.

Stay at fossil rim!

Spend the night at our newly renovated Lodge and wake up to the wildlife!

private guided tour

Ride in one of our vehicles on a single-group, guided Safari Tour.

Behind-the-scenes guided tour

Ride in one of our vehicles on a special guided tour that includes access to areas not available on our regular tours.

T.W.A.N.G. Photo Workshop

Spend the afternoon exploring Fossil Rim with professional photographer Rod Gardner while honing your photography skills.
Public Workshop Tickets | Private Workshop Tickets

Twilight T.W.A.N.G.

Take a guided trip through our park as the sun sets to learn about nature after dark. End the night around a campfire while indulging in a sweet treat!
Public Tour Tickets | Private Tour Tickets

Hours of Operation

Hours of Admission

8:30a - 3:30p
(last vehicle out by 5:30 p.m.)


9:30a - 4:30p
(grill closes @ 3:30 p.m.)

Nature Store

9:30a - 4:30p

Children's Animal Center

10:00a - 4:30p

Fossil Rim is open year-round except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day