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There’s A Hidden Gorge In Iowa That Will Leave You In Awe

Who in the world would have thought it possible to walk on a 375 million-year-old ocean floor anywhere, let alone in Iowa? Well, you can do exactly that. A visit to the Devonian Fossil Gorge will reveal to you wonders you’ve never seen before, like fossils and limestone bedrock that date back to 200 million years before dinosaurs roamed the earth.

To get to the Devonian Fossil Gorge, take I -80 Exit #244, go north for 2.6 miles on Dubuque Street NE, then east 1.3 miles on West Overlook Road to the Coralville Lake and Dam.

Have you visited this marvel of nature? What did you think? For more of Iowa’s hidden beauty, check out these 10 Hidden Gems You Have To See In Iowa Before You Die.