Once upon a time, dinosaurs roamed the Buckeye State. Once wholly underwater, Southwest Ohio is littered with rocks holding marine deposits from the Ordovician Period, when ancient ocean covered most of the United States more than 450 million years ago. Fascinating, right? You can discover all sorts of “prehistoric breadcrumbs” along the Ohio Valley Fossil Trail, a partnership of a dozen parks, museums, and other regional sites where fossils can be seen and touched — including today’s feature destination: Trammel Fossil Park.

Did you know about this fossil trail in Ohio? The Ohio Valley Fossil Trail is a must for budding paleontologists old and young, and Trammel Fossil Park is a real-life treasure hunt in the Buckeye State!

Looking for another fossil trail in this part of Ohio? Head to Sharon Woods!

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