Indiana

http://www.thefossilforum.com/index.php?/topic/9710-where-do-i-look-for-fossils-in-indiana/

Bloomington Indiana

Geode Hunting
https://mcrocks.websitetoolbox.com/post/geode-hunting-with-kids-at-lake-monroe-2931057

Southern Indiana

http://www.fallsoftheohio.org/collecting.html

Kentucky

http://www.fallsoftheohio.org/collecting.html

Ohio

Dayton Ohio

These destinations make it easy to turn a trip to the park into an educational, fossil-hunting adventure.

Caesar Creek State Park
4020 N. Clarksville Road, Waynesville, OH  (approximately 40 minutes from downtown Dayton)
(513) 897-1050 | http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/caesarcreek | http://corpslakes.usace.army.mil/visitors/projects.cfm?Id=H202350

Oakes Quarry Park
Entrance and parking located on State Route 235 just east of I-675 in Fairborn (approximately 25 minutes from downtown Dayton)
(937) 754-3090 | http://www.beavercreekwetlands.org/maplocations-oakes.html

Hueston Woods State Park
6301 Park Office Road, College Corner, OH (approximately 1 hour from downtown Dayton)
(513) 523-6347 | http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/huestonwoods

Trammel Fossil Park
Trammel Drive, Sharonville, OH (approximately 1 hour from downtown Dayton)
(513) 563-2985 | http://oh-sharonville.civicplus.com/Facilities/Facility/Details/Trammel-Fossil-Park-13

Stonelick State Park
2895 Lake Drive, Pleasant Plain, OH  (approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes from downtown Dayton)
(513) 734-4323 | http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/stonelick

FOSSIL FAST FACTS

  • Ohio’s state fossil is Isotelus, a type of trilobite from the Ordovician period.
  • Fossil collecting sites like the ones listed above are along what’s known as the Cincinnati Arch, and attract paleontologists from all over the US.
  • Always make sure to contact the sites ahead of time to confirm where fossil collecting is allowed and whether there are any site-specific rules to consider

 

Slvania Ohio

5675 Centennial Road, Slvania, OH 43560

http://www.fossilguy.com/sites/hanson/

http://www.ohio.org/blogs/2014/04/fossil-hunting-in-ohio

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