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Fossil Park

Centennial Road, Sylvania, OH 43560
+1 419-882-8313
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Great for kids!

My husband and I stopped here on way to an event. Loved this place as I am a science teacher! Lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Berkley, Michigan
via mobile

The Fossils are great. The Fossil Park is great. I would recommend Fossil Park to everyone who... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Paul T L
Sylvania, Ohio
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This geological park, one of only two of its kind in the world, contains thousands of fossils hidden among the rocks.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“fossils” (32 reviews)
“quarry” (6 reviews)
“rocks” (14 reviews)
Centennial Road, Sylvania, OH 43560
+1 419-882-8313
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on way to an event. Loved this place as I am a science teacher! Lots of young families with kids having a ball. Bring toothbrushes to wash off fossils and wear old shoes. A digging tool would also be...More

Thank 8_is_enough_in_MICH
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Fossils are great. The Fossil Park is great. I would recommend Fossil Park to everyone who loves Fossils. You will love Fossil Park because of the lovely Fossils which are ther.

Thank Paul T L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you have a child obsessed with fossils, this might be a good stop but not a great deal to see. There is a nice bike path around the park that leads to another park as well.

Thank LHoffman1978
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I only live less than a mile away we have visited with the local and out of state Grand Kids. It is one of the few places in the USA you can dig and remove what you find so the kids love taking home what...More

1  Thank Allen A
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great place for walking on well maintained paved bike paths. Great views of a rock quarry that can be walked down into and hunt for fossils.

Thank margeOhio
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I took (1) 6yr old and (2) 3yr olds, the attention span was difficult to manage. I would set a minimum limit to 5yr old and better. Bring an old toothbrush and small basin to hold some water for cleaning items found. The visit will...More

Thank ddinneb
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This pretty park has a smallish area for "digging" but no shovels please. the kids had fun once they found their first fossil. we were only about an hour away so that was good, anything more would have been a disappointment. There is also a...More

Thank marysia14
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Came here with my girls and it's super fun. Found a few handfuls of fossils and rocks with shell designs in them, some tiny, some big. They should lay better material down so as to better find more fossils though. Bring your own spades as...More

1  Thank JenBell1969
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I took my kids on a warm day in October of last year. It was about a 2.5 hour drive and I really had no real expectations of what they would fine. I was hopeful they would find something and they certainly did. I see...More

7  Thank alsalama
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We were looking for something to do that wasn't too far away and we found this little gem. The kids enjoyed looking for fossils in this little area(OK, mom & dad did too). They have covered picnic tables if you want to sit and watch...More

2  Thank Amanda C
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