Sierra County anticipates more visitors due to fossil find at Elephant Butte

June 13, 2014 9:16 PM

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Sierra County anticipates more visitors due to fossil find at Elephant Butte

Sierra County officials anticipate more visitors to Elephant Butte Lake State Park and the surrounding area in the next few weeks following the discovery of an approximately 3 million year old Stegomastodon fossil at the park.

A group of campers recently discovered the Stegomastodon after spotting what looked like an exposed tusk in the sand.

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