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.
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument reviews
There are fossils to be seen here. There are hikes to do. In the visitors center there is a great display of local history during the late 1800s & early 1900s. The native American exhibit is... more »
Since we were in Nebraska, we thought it would be great to see mammal fossils, since there are no dinosaur bones/digs out in this end of the state. It's a long drive through a whole lot of nothing... more »
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