Falls of the Ohio State Park


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Falls of the Ohio State Park


Location:On the banks of the Ohio River in Clarksville.
Facilities:Picnic areas, boat ramp, hiking trails, interpretive center.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, fossil exploring (fossil collecting is prohibited), interpretive programs.
Special Features:The 386-million-year-old fossil beds are among the largest exposed Devonian fossil beds in the world. Access to the fossil beds is best from August through October, when the river is at its lowest level.
Address:201 W Riverside Dr
Clarksville, IN 47129

Phone:812-280-9970
Fax:812-280-7110
Web: www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/properties/park_fallsoftheohio.html
Size: 144 acres.

See other parks in Indiana.
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The Falls of the Ohio Foundation, the "friends group" for Falls of the Ohio State Park in Clarksville, Indiana, has been holding summer camps since the interpretive center opened in 1994.
Falls of the Ohio State Park in Jeffersonville gives a glimpse into the ancient landscape.