• Fossil Fish Capital Of The World.

    Kemmerer truly is the fossil fish capital of the world.

    Known as the "Fossil Basin," the area is so abundant in fossil fish that anyone can not only see, but actually unearth innumerable amazing and unique examples at any of the Kemmerer area's commercial quarries, or at Fossil Butte National Monument.

  • Rich History.

    Kemmerer is a vibrant community, rich in character and history. The home and birthplace of the JC Penney mother store and homestead museum, the area also boasts deep-seated tradition of ranching, industry, and community events.
  • Vibrant Recreation Opportunities.

    Experience the wealth of recreation opportunities available in south Lincoln County. One of the best hunting and fishing areas in the country, Kemmerer is also the home of the planned Ham's Fork Recreation area, numerous concerts and festivals, such as the Oyster Ridge Music Festival, and the home of the world's only island green with two par-5 holes at the Fossil Island Golf Club.
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Tourism and Visitor Info

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Check out the Fossil Basin site for tourism and visitor information.

City Links

  • Deptartment of Cultural Arts & Events +

    Responsible for coordinating and planning concerts, festivals, and other special events in the City of Kemmerer. Read More
  • Parks and Recreation Department +

    Provides for a variety of recreation opportunities through the Rec Center, parks, ponds, and more. Read More
  • Police Department +

    To Serve and Protect. Check the KPD site for more information, and a chance to communicate with the Chief! Read More
  • Department of Public Works +

    Information on garbage pickup, snow policies, streets, special notices, and how to report an issue. Read More
  • Department of Administrative Services +

    Read the Council agendas and minutes, license and ordinance information, and more about the city's administrative infrastructure. Read More
  • Fossil Island Golf Club +

    Kemmerer's fun and challenging 9-hole public golf club. All players welcome! Read More
  • Tourism and Visitor Info +

    Check out the Fossil Basin site for tourism and visitor information. Read More
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City Announcements.

  • Parks and Recreation.
  • Cultural Arts & Events
  • Public Works

Classes offered at the Rec Center right now are Indoor Cycling, Get Fit Variety Class, Youth Martial Arts, Yoga and Zumba! Also come in and check out our weight and cardio rooms. Enjoy the walking track, racquetball room and gym too! Take a rest after your workout in the whirlpool, steam room or sauna.

Arbor Day Celebration May 14th, 2014 @ Triangle Park 11:45 am!



Otter Creek will perform at the Event Center on April 13th! "Rocky Mountain Roots Music" Otter Creek (Peter and Mary Danzig) perform a spellbinding mix of original songs and American roots music on the mountain dulcimer, banjo, mandolin, guitar, and fiddle. Listen to their music at www.ottercreekduo.com.

Keep an eye on the southlincoln.com website for more information and events!

Take a look at the Public Works page here on the City of Kemmerer website to report a problem.