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Falls of the Ohio State Park

201 W Riverside Dr, Exit 0, Interstate 65, Clarksville, IN 47129-3148
+1 812-280-9970
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Great place to spend a few hours

My grandson and I made our first trip to the Falls of the Ohio in early August. We had a great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Loucardsfan
Sunday stroll

See attached pictures below, The park is located alongside the Ohio River, walking/biking or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
T5852AG-Dennis
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Dating back 386 million years, the Falls of Ohio are among the world's largest naturally exposed fossil beds.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fossil beds” (50 reviews)
“lewis and clark” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
201 W Riverside Dr, Exit 0, Interstate 65, Clarksville, IN 47129-3148
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+1 812-280-9970
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"fossil beds"
in 50 reviews
"interpretive center"
in 49 reviews
"lewis and clark"
in 14 reviews
"lobby area"
in 3 reviews
"state park"
in 12 reviews
"water level"
in 3 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 7 reviews
"louisville area"
in 6 reviews
"lots of history"
in 4 reviews
"fossils"
in 109 reviews
"rocks"
in 26 reviews
"dam"
in 13 reviews
"geology"
in 9 reviews
"exhibits"
in 26 reviews
"driftwood"
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"bridge"
in 13 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

My grandson and I made our first trip to the Falls of the Ohio in early August. We had a great time. The interpretive center was very interesting and held his attention far longer than many others we have visited. He is 6 and very...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

See attached pictures below, The park is located alongside the Ohio River, walking/biking or jogging trail. The trail is 7.25 miles. There is a shop at that entrance to the park where you can get coffee ice cream or rent a bike. Whether you’re walking...More

Thank T5852AG-Dennis
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$2 parking and. Fun morning hiking with our cousins (3 and 4 years old). The riverside is rocky and some of the rocks are big, but it was fun for them to explore by finding rocks, sticks and flowers. You could also take a blanket...More

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon arriving we both proclaim we need to use the restroom! So we go looking for the restrooms at the PARK...with lots of people buzzing around with their children and families! Only to realize that the only restrooms are in the building that doesn't open...More

Thank Jenn P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my most recent trip to Louisville I wanted to seek out the best view of the skyline of Louisville. This park is absolutely the best! To get the skyline view you need to be in Indiana, and this park is located directly across from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the park offers nice views of Louisville, there really isn't too much to do at the park. We walked along the waterway and also purchased ice cream to enjoy as a family. There are some historical components to the park so we tried to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my almost 2yr old here and we had a great time. We spent roughly 2.5 hours here, with about 30 minutes of that time at the Interpretive Center and the rest outside. The 2 videos were not really interesting to that young of...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Bumped into a tour of the fossil beds. Knowledgeable and friendly guides. The interpretive center idls very well done. They should update the into movie, but the rest is just very engaging.

Thank Jens M
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Coming from the Niagara Falls area, we have a lot of shores to explore along the Niagara river. The difference here seemed to be in the amount of garbage laying around. Broken glass, plastic bottles, etc. Stuff that you could tell had been ther a...More

Thank Jennifer Z
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

We didn't spend much time here, but seems like there is a lot to do. We did not go into the visitor center, they were having an event and a little crowded. The overlook was beautiful. We went down to the rocks and climbed around...More

Thank sunflowwer
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bonfires
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Jack C | Reviewed this property |
There is lots of info inside the visitors center about them and their trip. There is about a 15 minute movie that talks about details I never learned in school.
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laurambd
July 6, 2015|
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Response from toelle | Reviewed this property |
The Widow's Walk ice cream and bike shop is very close at 415 E. Riverside Dr. In addition to some great ice cream and bike rentals, they have burgers and sandwiches. You can't miss it because it is an old Victorian... More
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