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Crinoid Fossil Bed Hike, Allens Creek SRA (Monroe Lake)
Start Date: 10/16/2019Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 10/16/2019End Time: 11:00 AM
Event Description:

Crinoid Fossil Bed Hike at 9:00 a.m.

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Register by October 12.
Limited to 20 people, recommended for teens and adults.
Location: Allens Creek SRA


We’re celebrating National Fossil Day, part of Earth Science Week, by taking 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. This is a shortened version of our full-length fossil beds hike; 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

Monroe Lake - Allens Creek State Recreation Area  (View Map)
6391 E. Allens Creek Road
Bloomington, IN 47401
Monroe
Contact Information:
Name: Paynetown Activity Center
Phone: 8128379967
Email: jvance@dnr.IN.gov
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