We just heard from Sandy Gratop, a naturalist in Sylvania Ohio. She wanted you all to know about this park, which is unique in the state AND the nation. You can dig for your own fossils!
Fossil Park – 5705 Centennial Road, Sylvania, Ohio
Fossil Park will re-open to the public on Saturday, May 23, weekends only.
Travel back 375 million years ago when NW Ohio was a great sea teeming with life. You can experience that reality today with a visit to The Fossil park in Sylvania, OH. Fossil Park is one of just a handful of its type in the nation & is one of only two prime Devonian Era fossil sites on the entire planet.
Dig for your own unique brand of buried treasure as you hunt for these world reknown fossils in a 5-acre rock quarry. The Devonian fossils come from Hanson Aggregate Midwest’s large working quarries a mile south of Fossil park Join us at Fossil Park where you can hunt for these fossils in a safe & controlled environment.
In the event of inclement weather, the park may be closed. Please call 419.882.8313 ext. 23 for further information in this case.
For field trip information please contact Cathi Lannen at 419.882.8313 ext. 31.