The Epic Park Near Buffalo Where You Can Take Home 412-Million-Year-Old Fossils

As the great Joe Dirt would say, “Life’s a garden. Dig it.” In this case… life’s a fossil park. Dig it! This epic spot is located just a quick drive from the City of Buffalo in the Southtowns. Penn Dixie was started in the 1990s, but their fossils date back over 400 million years! Read on to check out this amazing site and mark your calendars to visit as soon as they open for the season.

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Do you dig it? If you’ve been to Penn Dixie and found amazing fossils, share your photos with us in the comments below or on Instagram (@onlyinbuffalo) using #onlyinbflo. We can’t wait to see your treasures!