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Getting to Agate Fossil Beds National Monument

An American National Monument situated in northwestern Nebraska, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument protects grassy plains, the Niobrara River valley, and a vast amount of Miocene fossils. You have a couple of options for how to get to Agate Fossil Beds National Monument. 

The monument is located just outside of Harrison, the county’s only town. The best way to reach Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is by car, by way of either Interstate 80, 90, or 25, though your route will also connect to state highways and country roads. 

There is no public transportation in or around the monument, so it’s essential to have your own transportation.

The nearest airport to Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is 50 miles south of the park at Western Nebraska Regional Airport in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. From there you will need to access the monument by car.