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U-Dig Fossils

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Address: Delta, UT 84624
Phone Number: 435-864-3638
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Delivered fossils as advertised

First, bring water. You are out in the desert. Second, be prepared to dig. They give you a hand pick axe and goggles. Third, expect to find lots of fossils. The stone is some kind... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
jar399
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Los Gatos, California
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Los Gatos, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, bring water. You are out in the desert. Second, be prepared to dig. They give you a hand pick axe and goggles. Third, expect to find lots of fossils. The stone is some kind of shale - a lake bed 300 million years ago. Trilobites are like crabs, and they molt. Most of the time the fossils you'll find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had a wonderful time. We were there for 2 hours and found so many trilobites. It was very rewarding. My teenage nephew said it was 5 stars lots of fun and my 6 year old niece loved getting dirty to find the trilobites. All of the kids found many and had a great time.

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

Thanks for your response ☺!! More 

Middletown
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

What a great all around experience, from the friendly and very helpful staff to the way more than expected number of trilobites and other fossils ( I had to use 2 buckets) which I found. I would advise anyone who has an interest in this area (fossils) or kids who do, to take the drive out and enjoy it for... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Loved it... I spent about two hours and found several beautiful fossils. The staff was very helpful and friendly.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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97 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This popular fossil quarry is worth every dollar and every mile driven to get there. It is beautiful, pristine high desert country, and the fun of splitting shale for possible trilobite fossils is really fun. And, you WILL come home with trilobites! They are everywhere! The folks who run the quarry are great too.

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

Thank you for taking time to respond about your experience t U-Dig Fossils:) More 

Farragut, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

My wife and I stopped in for 2 hours of digging on the way to Great Basin NP. Bevan told us which part of the quarry was hot. We went there and got a few nice ones right way. We moved around a bit and got a little less, so we moved back to our first spot and found even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I was driving from Colorado to California, and decided to stop here on the way. We stayed in Delta, and timed it to arrive about 9 when they opened. We paid for just two hours (wanted to stay longer). Robin was very helpful; it was just a great experience. We found a bunch of fossils. I will definitely go there... More 

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

Thanks for your review! I'm glad you had a good time :). More 

illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Had an excellent time at the quarry,found many tributes.gene the man running the place was very helpful and knowledgeable

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

I am glad your collecting went well. Gene has worked at the quarry for many years and is an expert on the geology of the area. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We had so much fun and the couple that are running the place we're beyond helpful and informative. Definitely worth the drive.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

I just got back from a rockhounding and photography trip through Utah and Nevada. The weather was terrible so it limited my places to visit offroad. U-Dig Fossils was one of the places I wanted to check out and I was so happy I did. It was one of the highlights of my trip. The dirt roads were fine going... More 

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