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September 26, 2020
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Time Details:
9:00 AM - 11 AM session or 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. session
Tuttle Creek State Park
Manhattan, KS 66502
Youth & Adult FHDC Member: $4 Youth & Adult Non-Member: $5 Under 2: FREE
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Walk & Talk: Family Fossil Hike

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Family Fossil Hike Saturday, September 26 2 Sessions Available: 9:00-11:00 AM OR 12:00-2:00 PM All ages; youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Join us for a guided hike through prehistory as we explore Flint Hills paleontology. Uncover ancient life from the interior seaway that once covered the Flint Hills. Guests will get professional instruction on fossil hunting and opportunities to explore the Tuttle Creek Dam Spillway. Please note that it is unlawful to remove fossil specimens from Tuttle Creek State Park. The fossil hike will be guided by David Pompeani, Postdoctoral Associate and Instructor in the Department of Geology at Kansas State University. Dr. Pompeani is an isotope geochemist and sedimentologist who studies past environmental change. Pre-registration is required by September 25 at 5:00 PM. Please register online, by calling 785-587-2726, or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Route to trailhead: