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.
Sunday, July 23rd 11am-12pm
Tuesday, August 15th 11am-12pm, 4pm-5pm
Sunday, August 27th 11am-12pm
Sunday, September 17th 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.