Make History At Penn Dixie!


Unearth the Unexpected and help set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™  title for the World’s Largest Fossil Dig at Penn Dixie — the #1 fossil park in the U.S.

Join us on Saturday August 25, 2018 as we make history.

Invite your friends and register a team of ten online. Or, become a sponsor and etch your name into history.

You’ll receive a commemorative t-shirt, commemorative reusable bag, tool for fossil collecting, and program guide. Stay after the dig to collect fossils and enjoy food trucks at Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve.

You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity to be one of the inaugural title holders in this new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ category for World’s Largest Fossil Dig!

Register today and have a chance to be part of this exciting moment in history!

Things To Know:

The record attempt will take place at Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve in Hamburg, NY. Weather and parking notes to follow.

Schedule of Events:

  • 9:00 am      Check-in at Penn Dixie
  • 11:00 am    Guests travel to designated collecting zones
  • 11:30 am    Fossil collecting begins
  • 12:00 pm    Participants provide documentation of digging
  • 12:30 pm    Optional fossil collecting until 3 pm

Want to help organize our teams of diggers? Volunteer here!

Interested in sponsoring this historic achievement? Click here for more info.

Registration will open June 25.