Find Fossils From Over 100 Million Years Ago Along This Beautiful Delaware Trail

Delaware may be called the First State, but it’s no secret that there were people and critters living here long before the first Europeans set foot on this land. In fact, the evidence is all around us! If you want to see for yourself, go fossil hunting in Delaware near the Reedy Point Bridge and you’ll discover a prehistoric secret right here in your backyard.

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You can learn more about fossil hunting in Delaware online, here.

The Chesapeake and Delaware Canal is located just south of Delaware City, and it divides the state in half. The best fossil hunting is around the Reedy Point Bridge.

Address: Reedy Point Road, Middletown, DE, 19709

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