Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Harrison

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#6 of 40 in Nature in Nebraska
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.

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.
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  • Nice scenery and a pleasant drive through formations. A nice place to hike if it is not too windy, or hot.  more »
  • The exhibits are top notch as are the people. The Native American displays were a great bonus to an already fascinating fossil adventure.  more »

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