2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

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Bruneau Fossil Reef: Geologic Field Trip

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Investigate the geology of Fossil Reef and Horse Hill with guide Steve Schaps. This area is 80 miles from Boise and has a lot of fossils, petrified wood, and Moqui Balls. We will meet in the Albertson’s Shopping Center parking lot at 10am near McDonald’s Restaurant, 6574 S Federal Way. From here Steve will facilitate carpools.  We will need some people with higher clearance vehicles to be carpool drivers, especially people with Trucks, 4WD, or AWD vehicles.  Max 5 cars, 16 people. Sponsored by Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd. Nonmembers of the museum $20, Members $10. Children $5 plus Eventbrite fee. Pre-registration is required.


May 18
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology
208 283-3186