WHISKEY BRIDGE FOSSIL COLLECTING TRIP
A very student friendly outdoor experience open to the public. This site is part of the Stone City Formation.
〉 Site Age – Eocene Epoch of the Cenozoic Era about 41 million years old.
〉 Location – On the Brazos River near Bryan, Texas.
〉 Claim to fame – Known for being the “most fossiliferous site in Texas”. Everyone finds something!
〉 Objective – Learning digging techniques and how to identify
〉 Prehistoric Fauna – Rich in gastropods and bivalves. Other finds include worm fossils, coral, shark and barracuda teeth. For more information click on the red link below.
What you will find:
Fossils in Matrix
Gastropod (snail) fossils
Bivalve (clams) fossils
Click here to see what you may find:
- Self-provided transportation with free parking.
- Sunscreen and insect repellent is advised.
- Appropriate clothing should be worn during all hikes based on temperature and time of year.
- Trips changes depend on the season and weather.
- To book a trip or inquire more details, email me at:
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