We are open daily through Sept 4, from 8-5. We are CLOSED on Labor Day.
Wednesday, Sept.7 through October 30, we return to our Wednesday through Sunday schedule.
The latest time to go up to the site to hunt for fossils is 3 pm.
Check our Visitor Info tab for our admission prices, hours, and more!
STONEROSE INTERPRETIVE CENTER & EOCENE FOSSIL SITE
Come Find 49 MILLION YEAR OLD Fossils!
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FOSSIL HUNT AT OUR EOCENE FOSSIL SITE
The public is welcome to visit Stonerose and search for fossils in our Eocene fossil beds. At the time of your visit, the Stonerose staff will explain our rules for digging and how to find fossils. After showing all your finds to the staff for identification, you may keep three fossils per day.
IDENTIFY YOUR FINDS WITH THE STONEROSE GUIDE BOOK! AVAILABLE NOW!
Order Hymenoptera Linnaeus, 1758 Infraorder Siricomorpha Rasnitsyn, 1980 Superfamily Pamphilioidea Cameron, 1890 Family Pamphiliidae Cameron, 1890 Subfamily incertae sedis Genus Ulteramus Archibald and Rasnitsyn, new genus Type species. Ulteramus republicensis Archibald and Rasnitsyn, new species Etymology.The genus name is formed from the Latin ulter, meaning on the farther side,ulteramus republicensisand ramus, meaning branch, referring to […]
Funding Fabulous Fossils!
Our first “Celebrate Stonerose at the Burke: Funding Fabulous Fossils!” was a success! Read about it here.
Our Famous Fossil
Lisa Barksdale, former Stonerose Curator, and Wes Wehr, former paleobotanist for the Burke Museum, found this amazing lobed Florissantia quilchenensis. This specimen was pictured in the National Geographic magazine in July 2002 in an article titled “The Big Bloom,” because of … Read more