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Ernst Quarries

Sharktooth Hill, Bakersfield, CA
+1 661-319-7080
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An amazing day with friends!

Went fossiling with his tour and had a fantastic day! Found all sizes of sharks teeth and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
elliegirl2015
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Claremont, California
Four days, sore muscles, great finds, and 100% worth it!!!

This was my second trip to the Ernst Quarry. My first was 2 years ago. I found it to be a great... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
R3954BXleec
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Landrum, South Carolina
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“dig site” (4 reviews)
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Sharktooth Hill, Bakersfield, CA
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+1 661-319-7080
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"lots of water"
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"mako"
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"rob"
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"collector"
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"tools"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went fossiling with his tour and had a fantastic day! Found all sizes of sharks teeth and fossilized bones.He supplies everything you need. RVed at county park nearby. Beautiful!

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This was my second trip to the Ernst Quarry. My first was 2 years ago. I found it to be a great experience, and as an amateur collector from South Carolina, I was excited to hunt fossils that are not found on the East coast...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My family planned to visit Ernst Quarries and contacted the owner two weeks ahead with some questions regarding the trip. We got the e-mail asking us to bump up our reservation to VIP grade but other than that, no other feedback or answers to our...More

1  Thank George Y
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

If you like shark teeth, this is the place to go. There are only a handful of locations in the US where you can legally collect and find large Mako and Megaladon teeth. After prospecting on the east coast locations on and off, I was...More

3  Thank Shawn L
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had a great time at Ernst Quarries (Slow Curve Quarry) this weekend! It's about 2 hours from LA and absolutely worth the trip. Here are some things to note: 1. All tools are provided. You can just show up! 2. Rob met us at...More

Thank Katie H
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

We went here almost exactly a year ago with family but this time, went to the East Quarry. The East Quarry is considerably more difficult to get to and has no facilities like the closer quarry, which is considerably more family friendly and has outhouses...More

1  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

My son and I met up with some extended family this weekend and spent the morning digging through the dirt for fossil shark teeth and whale bone. It was an awesome time! As we live in Southern California, we drove up Friday night and overnighted...More

6  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

My son loves the idea of being a paleontologist - digging for fossils and bones. So we were excited to take him to Shark Tooth Hill at Ernst Quarries when he turned 10. The meeting place is 15 minutes or so outside Bakersfield at a...More

3  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 2 January 2013

My wife is an hardcore geologist and avid mineral and fossil collector. She was dreaming about this place for months and when we finally got to go... could not have been better. Staff is friendly, the place is amazing and she found many shark teeths...More

6  Thank CiroDk
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