Connecting the environment of the ancient past with the natural and cultural history of yesterday and today.



FFA Conference Attendees

Coral beds and the Louisville skyline


Located a five minutes from downtown Louisville, the Falls of the Ohio State Park is the perfect place to see fossils and nature, and learn about the history of the area.

  • Explore an ancient seafloor that predates dinosaurs by 200 million years.
  • Visit our Interpretive Center for a hands-on / immerse exhibit experience that covers the history of the Falls of the Ohio from Devonian times up to today.
  • Learn about George Rogers Clark, a Revolutionary War hero who helped secure territory from the British.
  • Visit the George Rogers Clark home site and see where Meriwether Lewis and William Clark met and recruited the core of the Corps of Discovery members for the famous expedition.
  • Look for bald eagles, osprey, herons and egrets from the deck of the Interpretive Center.


Cost to park in the lot behind the Interpretive Center is $2 per vehicle.

Call 812-280-9970 or email for more information.


Fossil beds as seen from the Interpretive Center deck.

View of the fossil beds from the deck by the Interpretive Center.

Created September 24, 2014, Updated April 52017