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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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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