Sharonville, Ohio: Mastodon Statue

A fiberglass mastodon stands in a wooded section of a park, reminding visitors that mastodon bones have been unearthed there.

Sharon Woods Park

Address:
Highbanks, Sharonville, OH
Directions:
Sharon Woods Park. I-275 exit 46. Drive south on US Hwy 42 For a half-mile. Turn left onto E. Kemper Rd. Drive a half-mile. Turn right onto Highbanks and into the Park. Drive past the gatehouse, turn left into the parking lot.
Hours:
Daily 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
513-563-4513
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Mastodon Statue

Drive carefully near the Mastodon.

[Jeff Foushee, 08/01/2019]

The park's statue and sign are a nod to Ice Age Mastodon bone discoveries made in the area.

Mastodon Statue.

Mastodon Statue

The statues, previously behind a fence, are now very accessible for photo ops. There are wood chips around the "mom" and a stepping stone path leading up to the "baby." There is a park admission booth, but if you let them know you are just there for the mastodon they might let you in.

[Kitsa, 06/10/2017]
Woolly Mammoth [Mastadon]

The Sharon Woods entrance on Kemper Rd contained a surprise: a Woolly Mammoth lumbering through the forest. We caught it creeping around on a moonless sub-zero night.

[Leo, 01/20/2015]

It's supposed to be a Mastodon (There's a "Mastodon Crossing" sign to the left of it, but you missed it in the dark). Mastodon bones have been discovered in the Park.


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