It’s Fall at Stonerose! We are open Wednesday, Sept.7 through Sunday.October 30, from 8-5.

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!

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STONEROSE INTERPRETIVE CENTER & EOCENE FOSSIL SITE

Come Find 49 MILLION YEAR OLD Fossils!

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Events

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!

Publications

Funding Fabulous Fossils!

Our first “Celebrate Stonerose at the Burke: Funding Fabulous Fossils!” was a success!  Read about it here.

Our Famous Fossil

Stonerose's famous Florissantia Quilchenensis fossil (flower from an extinct cocoa tree).

Stonerose’s famous Florissantia Quilchenensis fossil (flower from an extinct cocoa tree).

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

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