Stayed here for 4 nights, and we had a great time. Facilities are clean, pool is great a bit This park is older but it is nice and clean.
The park has been named a National Natural Landmark by the U. Secretary of the Interior. The park is famous for its combination of salt springs and late Pleistocene bone beds.
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These are just a few of the things you'll come across while exploring the grounds and museum at Big Bone Lick State Historic Sitelocated just about 20 miles outside of Cincinnati. With more than five miles of dog-friendly hiking trails and free admission to the park and museum, there's no excuse not to check out one of the most important scientific and historical sties in the country. The area was first discovered in by French Canadian explorer Charles Le Moyne when he was traveling from Canada down the Mississippi River where he and his party discovered a plethora of large bones.
Jump to navigation. This specimen was collected for Thomas Jefferson by William Clark in L ewis had absorbed the basics of contemporary geology and paleontology—that the earth's surface was not the result of global cataclysm; that geological time was surely long; and that the fossils in the geological record possibly represented locally extirpated life forms, which owing to unfavorable living conditions may only have been displaced to—in the white person's terms—the hinterlands.
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By Don Clare February 21, Many years ago I tried to promote Big Bone Lick the geographical area, not the park per se as one of the most unique natural scientific areas in the United States. Folks who giggle at the name as they drive down the interstate may not know that Big Bone Lick is the birthplace of North American vertebrate paleontology.
A deeply rooted history that dates back to the last Ice Age makes Big Bone Lick a unique destination. The bison are a direct link to the past of the large mammals that once roamed Big Bone valley. Nestled on acres of land, Big Bone has creeks, forests, and a fishing lake for outdoor adventures. Live Bison Herd The bison are a direct link to the past of the large mammals that once roamed Big Bone valley.