Location and Hours

Interactive Map


15-1 North Kean
Republic, WA 99166

Phone & Email


From Omak, WA:

Drive State Hwy 97 North to Tonakset. From Tonasket take Hwy 20 E. to Republic, WA. As you enter the town of Republic, turn left onto N. Kean Street. Stonerose will be on your immediate left.

From Colville, WA:

Drive US-395 N from Colville, WA. Turn left onto Hwy 20 W. Turn left onto W 6th St. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto N. Kean St. Stonerose Interpretive Center will be on the left.

Calendar: 2018

Boot Hill Fossil Site

Open for digging  8 am – 4 pm (days of the week follow below).

  • November 1, 2018 thru May 1, 2019: Site is Closed for the Winter
  • May 2 thru May 27: Wednesday thru Sunday
  • May 28 thru September 2: Open Daily  (CLOSED Labor Day)
  • September 5  thru October 29: Wednesday thru Sunday
    • (Open October 31)

The fossil site closes at 4 pm, the latest time to begin digging is 3 pm

Stonerose Interpretive Center & Gift Store

Open year round: 

  • November 1, 2018 thru April 20, 2019: Tuesday thru Saturday : 9am – 5pm
  • May 2 thru May 27: Wednesday thru Sunday : 8am – 5pm
  • May 28 thru September 2: Open Daily : 8am – 5pm
  • September 5 thru October 29: Wednesday thru Sunday : 8am – 5pm
    • (Open October 31)

Center is closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


If you have a school class or group or belong to an organization or just have a group of friends that would like to explore the Boot Hill Fossil Site. Set up a date by scheduling your visit with the staff of Stonerose. The Fossil Site is open on the days and hours shown above. Groups should plan on contacting Stonerose staff 10 days in advance.