A Mammoth-Sized Find

Standing as tall as 14 feet and weighing 20,000 pounds, Columbian mammoths roamed across what is present-day Texas thousands of years ago. Today, the fossil specimens represent the nation's first and only recorded evidence of a nursery herd of ice age Columbian mammoths.

Volunteer Ralph Vinson kneels among fossils.

The History of Waco Mammoth NM

It all started with a discovery in 1978. Learn about the history of the newest national park site.

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Junior Rangers

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Special Programs

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Last updated: December 17, 2018

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6220 Steinbeck Bend Drive
Waco, TX 76708


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