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Address: 12026 Tramway Park Drive., Sharonville, OH

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Nice fossil site to spend several hours!

I was impressed with this gem of a park! Informative signage detailing the local fossils and layers that are exposed. A great place to take kids and educate them on Cincinnati's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was impressed with this gem of a park! Informative signage detailing the local fossils and layers that are exposed. A great place to take kids and educate them on Cincinnati's ancient past and the creatures that lived here. The hillside is steep in places so be sure to wear sturdy shoes. When I went, the sun came out and... More 

Thank CincySnowbird
Atlanta, United States
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The fossils you will spot are small shells embedded in the loose rock. You are allowed to take a sample with you if you'd like. Not too much to see, though. I was hoping to spend time an hour or so at the park, but after 2 minutes of seeing yet another shell or outline of one in the rock,... More 

Thank davidpA5482DE
Loveland, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm pretty proud of this little gem in Cincinnati because my grandfather donated the land to the city of Sharonville. It's a great family Legacy for us and a very cool place for everyone else to check out fossils and learn about different layers of strata. It's open from daylight Until Dark everyday. You can dig using just about any... More 

3 Thank H9751ANjefft
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Climbing the hill is good exercise. It is nice on a sunny day. It was a pleasant experience. I will come back again.

1 Thank James G
Cary, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2016

park is nice. I didn't get much opportunity to surf around but had fun to stay around for couple hours.

Thank ricky102016
Orrville, Ohio
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Hubby and I stopped as part of trip from Ohio to KY. Was great place to stretch legs, get out the trowels and play for a bit. Saw a few families who were enjoying the park as well. This is a good activity on a cool, sunny day. The "park" is a side of a hill that has exposed fossils.... More 

1 Thank davliwoods4
Lake Orion, Michigan
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a really cool place for those who like to find fossils. We stepped out of the car and everywhere we looked there were rocks with fossils. You don't even have to dig for them but you can if you want to. There was a scout group with picks and brushes making fossil "discoveries". They even have displays to... More 

Thank Drawalrat
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Good to visit atleast once once you come here. Good visit to room around and kids can enjoy good time here

Thank Asif T
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2 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Never heard this place before, till I read in local FB info. Took 3 kids, 2 8yo and 1 3yo hunting fossil there 2 days ago. We climbed up to the hill and dug with spoons, paint brush and found very tiny shells and others. Beautiful view from the top. Glad the site provide restroom, water fountain. Be careful walking... More 

Thank MeiLee R
St. Paul
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

It is a neat place to visit if you or your children are interested in fossils. It is free to the public. Unfortunately because it is free no one takes care of the grounds. The picnic tables in particular are in dire need of some paint. But really the whole area could use some sprucing up. With that said, it... More 

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