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  • Trick or Treat – Fossil or Rock?

    How can you tell the difference between a fossil and a weird looking rock?  Alan Goldstein, park paleontologist, will show examples and provide tips to reduce the risk of misidentifying fossils.  He will also talk about why there are not any dinosaur eggs in our part of the country but plenty of round rocks.  This […]

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  • Recognizing Fossils at the Falls

    We live in an area that has thousands of different animal species preserved from times when this region was covered by an ancient sea.  This program introduces the diversity of preserved animal species on the fossil beds and how to identify them with common names utilizing an audiovisual presentation and walking through the museum gallery.  […]

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  • National Fossil Day 2022

    National Fossil Day 2022 Celebrate National Fossil Day at the Falls of the Ohio State Park with a series of special fossil bed hikes, reduced admission to the Interpretive Center Museum, guides on the collecting piles, children’s activities and more!!!

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  • Outer Fossil Bed Hike

    The outer bed 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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  • Outer Fossil Bed Hike

    The outer bed 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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