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U-Dig Fossils

Delta, UT 84624
+1 435-864-3638
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Fatastic experience

We could only make out of season due to our travel plans but they were very accommodating and the... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Neil H
Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
Great experience for reasonable price and loads of trilobites

We were going to dig on our own but for the money gave this a shot and so glad. Robin showed us... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Courtenay, Canada
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Delta, UT 84624
+1 435-864-3638
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

We could only make out of season due to our travel plans but they were very accommodating and the one on one service was brilliant thanks to Robin. She was very informative, showed us what we needed to do and help us prepare our wounderful...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were going to dig on our own but for the money gave this a shot and so glad. Robin showed us how to dig and crack rocks, how to identify them, you get a ID sheet, tools and she even cut our pieces for...More

Thank SkiHikeKayakPlay
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I love going to U-dig. It has become one of my favorite day trip adventures. I have taken many friends and relatives many times over the last five years and they always love it especially the kids. It doesn't take long to find quite a...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I spent three days in Delta, Utah rock hounding. We are both in our 70s and not in particularly good shape, but we wanted to try finding fossils. U-Dig Fossils is run by the same family that runs the Bug-House in Delta....More

1  Thank gabececi
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This a wonderful unique experience I think everyone should do! I thought we'd get out there and dig for 2 hours and hit the road to do other things....well I was so wrong, no one wanted to leave when the time came. We left with...More

1  Thank scubabunny123
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Legendary site for fossil collectors, but anyone will find nice fossils. The hardest part of visiting this site is choosing what to leave behind since you will find more than you can haul out. Four hours is enough time to complete most fossil collector dreams....More

1  Thank Gus S
Reviewed 21 August 2016

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....More

1  Thank jar399
Reviewed 13 July 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...More

1  Thank Kristie M
Shayne C, Manager at U-Dig Fossils, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

Thanks for your response ☺!!

Reviewed 6 July 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...More

2  Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

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

1  Thank N713
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Questions & Answers
29 March 2016|
Response from Shayne C | Property representative |
Yes, U-dig will be open April 1 & 2. Just drive directly to the quarry during our open times and a u-dig operator will be there to assist you.
12 November 2015|
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Response from Shayne C | Property representative |
Hello U-Dig Fossils is closed for the winter Nov. 1 - March 31 and will reopens April 1. U-Dig does open for a few weekends in March. See the U-dig Fossils web sight for details(They will not allow me to post the web sight... More
Brent N
2 May 2015|
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Response from Shayne C | Property representative |
You can collect in many different locations at the quarry. Some collecting areas are easy to access while other collecting areas have more aggressive terrain. Basically, there are opportunities to find the trilobites in... More