New Fossil Hunt - Step Back 313 Million Years

Every kid leaves with a fossil

Union Chapel Mine, one of the top three Coal-Age fossil sites in the world!

Three Fresh Air Family kids have found museum-quality pieces

Meet at the Wal-Mart parking lot in Sumiton

The site has just been turned exposing new fossils

 May 1, two sessions at 9am and 1pm

$10 members/$15 non-members/$7.50 kids 12-5/ five and under free

Membership $25 ind./$35 family - save money on all of our programs!

Sign up now, slots fill up fast! This hike is led by Carl Sloan, paleontologist.  Registration required at or 205-540-6642. Wear long pants and good shoes as it is rough terrain. Bring a box with newspaper to take home your delicate finds! Sunscreen and water are essential in this full sun environment. Weather: Slippery conditions or rain will cancel this event.

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