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Recreation

Posted on: February 27, 2023

Guided Fossil Hunts

Spring Fossil Hunts 2022 Newsflash

Guided Fossil Hunts

Calling all amateur paleontologists! Come dig up some Middletown history at the Poricy Brook Fossil Beds. Expect to find marine fossils from the Cretaceous period, 65-72 million years ago. Meet directly at the Poricy Park Fossil Beds for a short orientation before getting right into the fossil beds. An experienced guide will provide you with a trowel and sifter, as well as help you identify your treasures.

Dates: 
Sunday, April 23rd 11am-12pm
Sunday, May 28th 11am-12pm
Wednesday, June 14th 4pm-5pm
Sunday, June 25th 11am-12pm
Ages: 5 years old - 99
Fee: $5 per participant (R)

Register here starting March 1st, middletownnj.org/signup

Please wear rubber boots or old sneakers, as your feet will get wet. Sandals, flip-flops, and other slip-on footwear are prohibited.

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