Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site

The Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site, located south of Kennewick, Washington, offers a unique outdoor classroom and laboratory and an important window into the region’s Ice Age past.

The site contains an extended paleoenvironmental record of the geology, plants, and animals in the eastern Washington region.

Carefully controlled excavation by students, teachers, and community volunteers are helping to document the area’s Ice Age history for the first time.

Among the ongoing activities at the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site are:

Excavation and Bone Mapping

Laboratory Work

Individual Studies

Education at the Research Center

Tours of the Ongoing Excavation

For much more information, visit the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site website.


A selection of informative videos about the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site and research/educational activities at the site can be found here.