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In all the world, there is no other place like it.
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Falls Of The Ohio State Park

  • Mass Extinctions and Ocean Life

    April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Presentation will compare paleo-ecology of mass-extinction of the past and investigations that are predicting future extinctions connected to global climate change.

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  • Family Nature Club- Geodes & Crystals

    April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    What makes a geode different from a pocket of crystals?

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  • Meet the Paleontologist - Life in Silurian: What Fossils Tell Us

    April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

      The Silurian Period (443 to 419 million years ago) was dominated by marine life including corals, trilobites, and shells.

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  • Family Nature Club - Making a Fossil Collection

    May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    A Family Nature Club favorite – kids can make a fossil collection from the park’s fossil collecting piles behind the Interpretive Center.

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  • George Rogers Clark Home Site Special Activities

    May 25 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 3:00 pm

    Special activities are planned for 2019 on the listed weekends from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm sponsored by the Falls of the Ohio State Park “Naturalist at Heart” volunteers.  Check back for updates.

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  • Falls of the Ohio State Park: The Epicenter of Geology Activities in 2019

    Falls of the Ohio State Park: The Epicenter of Geology Activities in 2019

    • November 28, 2018
    • Alan Goldstein, Naturalist, The Falls of the Ohio State Park
    • 3 Min Read

    The Falls of the Ohio State Park exists because of the 390 million-year-old fossil beds on the floor and banks of the Ohio River.

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Falls Of The Ohio Visitor Info

Park Hours
Every Day 7:00AM - 11:00PM
Interpretive Center Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Admission Fees
$9: 12 and older
$7: 11 and younger
Under 5 Free
Parking is $2
Park Location
201 W. Riverside Dr.
Clarksville, IN 47129

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