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Address: Delta, UT 84624
Phone Number: 435-864-3638
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Activities: Dig (archeology)

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Great Fun finding 500 million year old fossils

I read about this place years ago and I wanted to take my son. He is 9 now and me, my wife, my son and another couple and there son made the long drive from Las Vegas to Delta... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I read about this place years ago and I wanted to take my son. He is 9 now and me, my wife, my son and another couple and there son made the long drive from Las Vegas to Delta, UT. Wasn't sure what to expect where we finally made our arrival to the quarry The staff was very knowledgeable and... More 

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Bothell, Wa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A great place to dig fossils, we brought home buckets of Trilobites! A great place to take the kids and learn about fossils.

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Friendly staff, abundant Trilobites and overall a fun experience. Only it was over 100 the day we went so bring appropriate clothing and water if going during the summer.

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Shayne C, Owner at U-Dig Fossils, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review!! More 

Jupiter, Florida
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67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I kept hearing how great U-Dig was – and, of course, the site’s own webpage does its best to make sure you think so, too. In a late May 2015 visit, however, we found high prices and only a small and relatively unproductive area in which to work. Though three of us worked for four hours to dig out as... More 

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Shayne C, Owner at U-Dig Fossils, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not have a good experience at U-Dig Fossils. Your experience is very unusual. Most customers do well collecting at U-Dig Fossils. More often than not, the customers that do extremely well are the more experienced collectors. I wish you would have contacted the operator working that day to assist you while you were collecting. If... More 

Michigan
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

You Dig Fossils in Delta, Utah was certainly a very different kind of adventure for us flatlanders! To be standing or sitting in an area containing thousands of trilobites that are 540+ millions of years old is simply an amazing experience. To take a hammer and begin breaking the stones open to find the trilobites that no human before you... More 

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Vacaville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Today I drove from Fillmore to the U-Dig site (about 1 1/2 hours). My intention was to find a sheet with at least 3 trilobites on it; when I explained this to the hostess "Brooke" she said she would go up the hill and help me! So she & her daughter (age 1 1/2 years, but spry and sure-footed on... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It is impossible to find the quarry on the GPS by name so we actually used the coordinates given and we made it there. It is a long drive on gravel road and since our car is a rental car, we do not dare to drive fast. It is about 30mins drive on gravel road and 30mins drive on the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

after reading the prior review I was a bit paranoid about driving over three hours and having to turn around if nobody was there. Once we reached Delta, I called and was told that they were closed that day because of the rain and water crossing road in two places. I informed the nice lady that I had so far... More 

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Shayne C, Owner at U-Dig Fossils, responded to this review

Sorry for the misunderstanding. U-Dig fossils was open. When you called our office you were informed there had been an unusual amount of rain and that you might not be able to get to the quarry because of damaged roads etc. Our office knew I was at the quarry so obviously we were open. You were also informed that it... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It's a little out of the way, but worth the trip. They had hammers, buckets, and advice on where to go and what to do. Bring some glasses, safety or even sun glasses to protect against flying rock chips. Definitely bring water and sunscreen as well. We sort of felt like prisoners pounding on rocks for hours...hahaha. However, every time... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The road into the fossil grounds is long and unpaved, but no need for an off-road vehicle because it's well-graded and flat. The owners are very friendly and give quick instruction on how to dig for the fossils and gave you a special hammer to use. There is a display of named fossils that you will find along with samples... More 

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Address: Delta, UT 84624
Phone Number: 435-864-3638
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Delta

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