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Crinoid Fossil Bed Hike, Allens Creek SRA (Monroe Lake)
Start Date: 10/16/2020Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 10/16/2020End Time: 2:00 PM
Event Description:

Crinoid Fossil Bed Hike at 12:00 p.m.
  • Sign up by selecting "register" above.
  • Register by October 13.
  • Limited to 15 people, recommended for teens and adults.
  • Location: Allens Creek SRA
Take a walk back in time to reconstruct what the landscape was like here during the Mississippian Period... on this 2-hour hike to a crinoid fossil bed, we'll examine what fossils can tell us about the past and how they form - and why there are so many at this particular location. 2 hours. Total distance covered will be about 2 miles with a few significant hills.
Location Information:
Monroe Lake  (View Map)
4850 S. State Road 446
Bloomington, IN 47401

Monroe Lake - Allens Creek State Recreation Area  (View Map)
6391 E. Allens Creek Road
Bloomington, IN 47401
Contact Information:
Name: Paynetown Activity Center
Phone: 8128379967
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State calendar entry category:
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State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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