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Fossil Exhibit Trail

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0.2 mile 0.3 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 13' 4 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 2,675' 815 m
Low: 2,662' 812 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)

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A boardwalk leading visitors through pre-history.

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Family Friendly Kids will love seeing/learning about the ancient creatures that used to roam this area.

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This fully accessible trail features fossil replicas and exhibits of now extinct creatures that once roamed this area. It's an easy, boardwalk jaunt that the whole family can enjoy.

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Nov 25, 2019
Ellie C
Nov 16, 2019
Tom Herr
Lessons on geology and prehistoric animals on a raised walkway. 0.2mi
Jul 27, 2019
Saranya Subramanian
0.5mi
Jul 23, 2019
Caroline T
Jun 3, 2019
Ryan Gillikin
Fossil Exhibit talk at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM (Jane Poss) — 10h 45m
May 23, 2019
Katie C
Easy boardwalk trail with great information about fossils and the rock layers.
May 16, 2019
Elissa Covey
Sep 1, 2018
K&A Best

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  2.7 from 14 votes

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  2.7 from 14 votes
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#65

in South Dakota

#20,610

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An example of one of the exhibits on Fossil Exhibit Trail.
Mar 10, 2016 near Kadoka, SD
A new exhibit on the trail.
Mar 10, 2016 near Kadoka, SD
Views along the Fossil Trail.
Mar 10, 2016 near Kadoka, SD

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