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In all the world, there is no other place like it.
Fossils * Exhibits * Birds * Fishing * Hiking * History * Clark Home Site * Natural Habitat

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Falls Of The Ohio State Park

  • A Really BIG Fossil Hike

    September 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    This hike will take you to the park’s record-holders–the biggest fossils at the Falls!  Stops will include the largest horn coral in the Western Hemisphere, a branching coral colony 50 feet across, pipe organ corals, honeycomb corals and other types of fossils that rate as GIANTS in the Devonian sea.  Bring your camera, a bucket […]

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  • Meet the Paleontologist - Tools of the Trade

    September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

      What tools are used by Paleontologists? How are they used?  What are some safety concerns?  Why shouldn’t I use wood shop tools?  Park Paleontologist, Alan Goldstein will discuss tools at the collecting piles, including the equipment that the pros use to make fossils  exhibit-worthy.

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  • Outer Fossil Bed Hike

    September 8 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

    The outer fossils are one of the world’s amazing excursions to see Devonian fossils in their natural “habitat.” We can only offer hikes in the late summer and fall when the upper gates of the McAlpine Dam are  closed.

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  • Give for Good Louisville 2018

    September 13 @ 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
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  • The New Orientation Film Public Premier

    September 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    The new Falls of the Ohio Orientation Film will take visitors on an unforgettable journey through time.  Using cutting-edge digital technology, the film will breathe life into key moments of the Falls’ remarkable history.  The ten minute film will project from a 4 K ( HD ) projector with a projection of 38 feet wide.

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  • Rose Island Tour:  A Falls of the Ohio Foundation Member Appreciation Event

    Rose Island Tour:  A Falls of the Ohio Foundation Member Appreciation Event

    • August 25, 2016
    • Mark Young, Falls of the Ohio Foundation Board Member
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      On June 30 I joined Falls of the Ohio Foundation members Dee Linn, David Dockstader and Stan Dunn along with their extended families to tour historic Rose Island at Charlestown State Park.

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Falls Of The Ohio Visitor Info

812-280-9970
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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