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Trammel Fossil Park

12026 Tramway Park Drive., Sharonville, OH
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Worth a Stop when in the Area

Traveling in the area on business with a bit of spare time, I stopped by the park to check it out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve1362
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Avon, Ohio
Great little visit.

The fossils are abundant and easy to gather. People of all ages will find the shells and the thrill... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Suzie H
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Ohio
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12026 Tramway Park Drive., Sharonville, OH
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling in the area on business with a bit of spare time, I stopped by the park to check it out. The park is in a light industrial area with ample parking that is adjacent to an interpretive area with many signs that describe the...More

Thank Steve1362
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The fossils are abundant and easy to gather. People of all ages will find the shells and the thrill of the hunt enjoyable. Big deal that it's surrounded by an industrial park! Bless this wonderful couple for donating the acerage so people can enjoy it...More

Thank Suzie H
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

There is a parking lot, and then a hill that looks like a rock quarry. You can't step without seeing at least a partial fossil. We even found one whole one. It was so much fun. But hot. No shade. Still worth it, especially with...More

Thank sbuehrle
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We were travelling around the area visiting state parks.....and saw information on this location. It sounded interesting.....so we stopped in. The park is fairly small.....but it has great signage describing the various layers you were looking at. Some of the slopes are a bit steep....so...More

1  Thank Ken C
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I was impressed with this gem of a park! Informative signage detailing the local fossils and layers that are exposed. A great place to take kids and educate them on Cincinnati's ancient past and the creatures that lived here. The hillside is steep in places...More

1  Thank CincySnowbird
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

The fossils you will spot are small shells embedded in the loose rock. You are allowed to take a sample with you if you'd like. Not too much to see, though. I was hoping to spend time an hour or so at the park, but...More

1  Thank davidpA5482DE
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I'm pretty proud of this little gem in Cincinnati because my grandfather donated the land to the city of Sharonville. It's a great family Legacy for us and a very cool place for everyone else to check out fossils and learn about different layers of...More

6  Thank H9751ANjefft
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Climbing the hill is good exercise. It is nice on a sunny day. It was a pleasant experience. I will come back again.

1  Thank James G
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

park is nice. I didn't get much opportunity to surf around but had fun to stay around for couple hours.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Hubby and I stopped as part of trip from Ohio to KY. Was great place to stretch legs, get out the trowels and play for a bit. Saw a few families who were enjoying the park as well. This is a good activity on a...More

1  Thank davliwoods4
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samchiang
26 October 2016|
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Response from Tara P | Reviewed this property |
Not conveniently. The 67 runs through Shraonville but only during rush hour and the stops are not on Hauck road to my knowledge.
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Stephen G
29 August 2016|
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Response from mei_purba |
It is open throughout the year. Nobody's patroling the area. It's pretty much self service park. It has public restroom, water fountains.
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Lv2trvl1031
15 March 2016|
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Response from lemartin96 | Reviewed this property |
I'm believe the park is open year-round. It's an open park without a gate or anything so I don't think it really ever closes.
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