Public Hours:

May 1-May 24: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
May 25-September 2: Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm Sunday, 11am-5pm
September 3-October 13: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday, 1-4pm Closed Monday

Ashfall closes for 2019 on October 14
Ashfall Park is open regular hours on Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day

Admission: (price includes tax)

Adults, children 3 and older $7.00 per person
Valid Nebraska Park Entry Permit required Permits are available in the Park's Visitor Center or you may purchase one now for faster check in when you arrive.

School and tour groups

School and tour groups may make special arrangements to visit Ashfall between April 1 and October 20 with advance reservations. For detailed information and to make reservations call (402) 893-2000.


Ashfall Fossil Beds is located 2 miles west and 6 miles north of Royal, Nebraska. See on Google Maps.


Facilities are wheelchair accessible.


School and youth groups please read the University of Nebraska Lincoln Youth Activity Safety Policy before your visit.