Welcome Center

Waco Mammoth National Monument, Near Waco, Texas

Welcome Center does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


*Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, tours of the Dig Shelter are currently self-guided.* Guided tours of the Dig Shelter begin here. Tours are conducted every 30 minutes, no reservation needed. Tours last from 45 minutes to one hour. Tour guides will lead you from the Welcome Center, down a 300 yard paved path to the Dig Shelter where mammoth fossils are in situ (still in their original position within the bone bed).

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