Enjoy the great outdoors and include some hands on learning opportunities. The Whitewater Valley Fossil Hunt is a free passport program designed to educate visitors about our fascinating past and promote experiential tourism in eastern Indiana. The project is a combined effort of the Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau, Earlham College Geology students, and interested volunteers.
To participate in the program:
Step 1. Download and print the Fossil Trail Passport below.
Step 2. Explore the Whitewater Valley and collect at least 5 fossils. Maintain a safe 6 foot social distance from others and practice proper hand washing procedures.
Step 3. Keep your fossils and booklets, once travel restrictions are lifted, bring your passport and fossils into one of the following locations to receive your completion stamp and prize!
Old National Road Welcome Center
5701 National Road East, Richmond, IN 47374
Joseph Moore Museum at Earlham College
801 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374