Montour Preserve Fossil Pit Honored

The Montour Preserve’s Mahantango shale fossil pit recently received an impressive distinction – it was named as one of the “30 Most Impressive Fossil Sites in North America” in a recent Top Value Reviews article.  The fossil pit is open from dawn to dusk year-round and visitors can keep any fossils that they may find.  Common finds at the fossil pit include trilobites (related to modern horseshoe crabs), pelecypods (early ancestors of clams, mussels, and oysters), and gastropods.

More information about visiting the fossil pit, including the full article and top 30 list, can be found on the Montour Preserve’s website.

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