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[DNR] Earth Discovery Day at Falls of the Ohio SP, Aug. 24
Start Date: 7/24/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 7/24/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
Entry Description
Falls of the Ohio State Park’s Earth Discovery Day on Aug. 24 will highlight the geologic wonders of the planet through activities and programs.

The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visitors can experience a 5.5- to 8.0-magnitude earthquake in the Indiana Geological Survey’s Quake Cottage, take a guided tour of the park’s fossil beds, dig for fossils and minerals in the park’s collecting piles, learn about trilobites from experts from the Indiana State Museum and Illinois Geological Survey, participate in children’s crafts with a geological theme, and more.

All activities are free with admission to the Interpretive Center. Admission costs $2 for ages 2-18 or $5 for ages 19 and older, or is free with an annual Indiana State Parks & Reservoirs entrance pass.

Learn more at fallsoftheohio.org/special_events.html.

Falls of the Ohio State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2984.htm) is at 201 W. Riverside Dr. Clarksville, 47129.
Contact Information:
Name: Alan Goldstein
Phone: (812) 280-8689
Email: dnrnews@dnr.in.gov
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