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Thank you for visiting our web site. See what we’re all about, why we do what we do, and what you can do when you visit.

Plan Your Visit

Escape the everyday, and explore the rugged beauty of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Amidst the live oak thickets, limestone outcroppings, and stands of juniper; nestled away in the rustic hills of Somervell County, you will discover a sanctuary for endangered species. Our goal is promoting the preservation and procreation of threatened/endangered species, environmental awareness, and a recreational and educational experience for people of all ages. Listed below are offerings that will help you plan your trip to Fossil Rim, and the Glen Rose area.

While You’re Here

Thank you for planning a visit to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. We appreciate your visit, and want you to have a great experience. The majority of our guests visit our park in order to drive through our phenomenal animal breeding facility. To do that, you may simply show up at the front gate, pay your admission, observe our animals and our scenery, and enjoy your day. Along with your pass to enter the park, you will receive an identification guide for the animals, which tells you if they are endangered – along with some interesting facts about each species. Listed below are areas of Fossil Rim that you can enjoy while you’re here.

We’re A Non-Profit Organization

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 entity, specializing in captive breeding programs for indigenous and exotic endangered and threatened species of animals. Being “501(c)3” means that a particular nonprofit organization has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organization. Contributions to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center are tax deductible to the maximum amount permitted by law. If your employer has a matching grant program, you can double your impact!