Experience the thrill of finding your very own fossils. Fossils of extinct marine species, called trilobites, have been perfectly preserved in the Utah Shale and are waiting for you to find them.
U-Dig Fossils is currently closed for the winter season. However, U-Dig ships virgin shale for you to split and collect fossils year round. See the link below to order shale to be shipped to you. To see when U-Dig reopens in the spring, see our open times.
Fossil Shale For Sale, All Year Long
If you cannot make it to the U-Dig quarry soon and would like the experience of collecting your own Trilobite fossils, we can help! We ship all year long!
Collect Your Own Trilobite Fossils!
Come visit us during our open times and we will provide you with tools, personal instruction and access to freshly excavated shale from 40 acres of the best trilobite shale in the world.
Experience the thrill of finding your own fossil trilobites. Every customer gets a high-end dig at U-Dig Fossils. At U-Dig, we want you to have a unique and rewarding experience in our quarry. We operate a private quarry located one hour west of Delta, Utah, that contains one of the world’s richest deposits of trilobites.
No trilobite quarry can match the quality of U-Dig Fossils’ trilobite layers! The best part is that you get to keep what you find!
No reservation required. Book online or pay at U-Dig Fossils quarry when you arrive.
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Direction and Location
The U-DIG Fossils Quarry is located approximately 52 miles west of Delta, Utah, near Antelope Springs. It is approximately 142 miles from Provo, Utah to the quarry. It is approximately 182 miles from Salt Lake City to the quarry.