Mammoth Site in South Dakota

The world’s largest mammoth research facility. Mammoths and other megafauna got trapped in a sinkhole and drown about 26,000 years ago.
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The world’s largest mammoth research facility. Mammoths and other megafauna got trapped in a sinkhole and drown about 26,000 years ago.
Mammoth Site South Dakota

The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota, is the world’s largest mammoth research facility. Mammoths and other megafauna got trapped in a sinkhole and drown about 26,000 years ago. Their bones were buried and preserved.

Today a museum has covered the site with a roof. You can tour an active paleontological dig site and view Ice Age fossils exhibited as they are found.

More Information:
1800 US 18 Bypass
Hot Springs, SD 57747
mammothsite.com
(605) 745-6017

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