The Epic Park In Ohio Where You Can Take Home 300-Million-Year-Old Fossils For Free
If you’re looking for something truly unique and adventurous to add to your 2018 bucket list, then consider hunting for fossils more than 300-million-years-old.
Most people have no idea you can hunt for fossils right here in Ohio—let alone fossils that are millions of years old. This spring, release your inner paleontologist and fossil hunt at the Olander Park System’s Fossil Park in Sylvania, Ohio. It’s a rare, little-known fossil park that we’re lucky to have right here in our very own home state. Take a look:
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Olander Park System’s Fossil Park is located at 5675 Centennial Rd., Sylvania, OH 43560. Have you ever been here before? If so, we want to know what your experience was like!
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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