From time to time, other collections of fossils from Big Bone Lick appeared in various cities in America. Well, that was a French cartographic error — it was really ! Showers, restrooms, and laundry facilities are available at a central service building. I have a pop up camper-- are the sites big enough for that? Besides salt, the springs were known for their medicinal qualities and by Big Bone Lick was one of the most celebrated resorts in that part of the Ohio Valley. BISON are a small herd but so wonderful to see. It is thought that human hunting helped bring this great animal to extinction.
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This is a really nice book about the Ice Age animals that lived in your back yard! Reviewed September 4, We walked the trails to the salt lick this time, and enjoyed the relaxing walk. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Did not visit the bison this visit, but worth it, especially with kids. Over time, large amounts of these butchered bones would accumulate. Jefferson's Ground Sloth specialized in eating branches from trees.
Big Bone Lick Stat Park - Mastodons of Kentucky
Farina, Although this book is about the Ice age animals of South America, I have included it here because it is such a fascinating book! Until the continents collided! The salt works required or gallons of water to make a bushel of salt. Did not visit the bison this visit, but worth it, especially with kids.
Big Bone Lick State Park
Description: All ground sloths became extinct at the end of the Ice Age around 10, years ago. Remember, you cannot collect or disturb fossils and artifacts in the park. It's not on the park map. A post office called Bigbone was established in , and remained in operation until