Keep An Eye Out For Prehistoric Fossils Along Iowa’s Fossil And Prairie Trail

Iowa’s history is all around us, if you know where to look! Discover one of the most incredible places in the Hawkeye State where you can hike for miles and discover prehistoric fossils that date back more than 350 million years. The Fossil and Prairie Center in Rockford is a Midwestern treasure that showcases our fossil and dinosaur history.

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You can read more about this prehistoric fossil park hiding in Floyd County, Iowa on the county website, right here.

If you love the idea of visiting a fossil site in Iowa, make plans to visit The Devonian Fossil Gorge here in the Hawkeye State, too!

Address: 1227 215th St, Rockford, IA 50468, USA