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Nice walk / Fossils / Lewis & Clark History

Very nice place for a walk or bike ride. Interesting to fossil hunt, however rock and fossil... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AdventerousJan
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Boulder, Colorado
Full of Lewis and Clark history

If you're interested in Clarksville Indiana or Lewis and Clark history this is the place to go. It... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
indianajones47150
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New Albany
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Dating back 386 million years, the Falls of Ohio are among the world's largest naturally exposed fossil beds.
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201 W Riverside Dr, Exit 0, Interstate 65, Clarksville, IN 47129-3148
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+1 812-280-9970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place for a walk or bike ride. Interesting to fossil hunt, however rock and fossil collecting is prohibited. Lots of Lewis & Clark history. If in the area there is a place when coming into the park worth stopping for ice cream called...More

Thank AdventerousJan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this park that is right on the Ohio river--it's in Indiana but across the river is Louisville ,Kentucky.The main thing to see are the fossil beds along the rivers edge---BUT--if the water level is high enough ( like for us )---then everything...More

Thank suedo66
Reviewed 11 September 2018

If you're interested in Clarksville Indiana or Lewis and Clark history this is the place to go. It was raining when we visited, but if the weather is good and the river is low you can walk around and look at the fossils in the...More

Thank indianajones47150
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stop at a lot of state parks when passing through new places. It was fun to look at the different rocks and fossils. It’s an okay place to stop by if you’ve got the time. The sunset and water made for...More

Thank AngelLeann1296
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Holy cow, the fossils here are amazing! Easy walk out, but still wear closed toe/closed heel shoes. Hot on the rocks mid-day, so bring the sunscreen and extra water. Fossils are everywhere, so kids will definitely dig it!

Thank Jules I
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This is neat if you like fossils but if not, don’t make it a priority. Good place to walk/hike for an hour or so.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 14 August 2018

My grandson and I made our first trip to the Falls of the Ohio in early August. We had a great time. The interpretive center was very interesting and held his attention far longer than many others we have visited. He is 6 and very...More

Thank Loucardsfan
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

See attached pictures below, The park is located alongside the Ohio River, walking/biking or jogging trail. The trail is 7.25 miles. There is a shop at that entrance to the park where you can get coffee ice cream or rent a bike. Whether you’re walking...More

Thank T5852AG-Dennis
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

$2 parking and. Fun morning hiking with our cousins (3 and 4 years old). The riverside is rocky and some of the rocks are big, but it was fun for them to explore by finding rocks, sticks and flowers. You could also take a blanket...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Upon arriving we both proclaim we need to use the restroom! So we go looking for the restrooms at the PARK...with lots of people buzzing around with their children and families! Only to realize that the only restrooms are in the building that doesn't open...More

Thank Jenn P
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bonfires
21 June 2018|
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Response from Jack C | Reviewed this property |
There is lots of info inside the visitors center about them and their trip. There is about a 15 minute movie that talks about details I never learned in school.
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Response from toelle | Reviewed this property |
The Widow's Walk ice cream and bike shop is very close at 415 E. Riverside Dr. In addition to some great ice cream and bike rentals, they have burgers and sandwiches. You can't miss it because it is an old Victorian... More
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