The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to construct the first permanent visitor, administrative, and maintenance facilities at Fossil Butte National Monument since its Congressional establishment in 1972. Proposed facilities include: a 4,800-square-foot visitor center and administrative building on a 2-acre site approximately 1 mile north of Lincoln County Road 300; and a 2,000-square-foot maintenance building, materials storage yard, and seasonal-employee housing unit on a 5-acre site near the southwest corner of the monument. The employee housing unit is not part of this package and would be constructed at a later date if additional funding becomes available. Other proposed development includes construction/reconstruction of access roads, parking areas, wayside pullouts, directional signing, and utilities including water, sewer, power, and telephone lines.
United States, Department of the Interior, National Park Service, "Fossil Butte Environmental Assessment, Develop Visitor, Administrative, and Maintenance Facilities" (1988). Environmental Assessments (WY). Paper 13.