National Fossil Park, Ghughwa

Category Historic

Ghughwa National fossils Park is situated 70km from Dindori in village Ghughwa. It is nestled in an area of 75 acres of land where attractive and rare fossils of leaves and trees are waiting to be explored. This National Park has plants in fossil form that existed in India anywhere between 40 million and 150 million years ago. Petrified trunks of trees have been identified as gymnosperms and Angiosperms Monocotyledons and palms. There are certain Bryophytes also. Depending on the age in which the Pangaea split into Laurasia and Gondwana land occurred, the fossils belong to either Jurassic or Cretaceous Age.

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How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest Airport is Dumna Airport, Jabalpur

By Train

Nearest Railway Station is Jabalpur Railway Junction

By Road

15 km detour from Shahpura, on Jabalpur-Amarkantak Road