Have you ever gone fossil hunting only to think what you’ve found may be a rock? Take a closer look – many fossils you can find in Cincinnati are stuck together on limestone rocks.
You can also find fossils aplenty at Sharon Woods. If you take a walk along the Gorge Trail, you’ll see alternating layers of shale and limestone rock. These rocks are filled with fossils from the Ordovician Period, a geologic period about 450 million years ago when a sea covered all of Ohio.
Use the guide below to see what fossils you can find on your next park visit.
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