Greenfield Center, New York: Walk on the Stromatolites

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Address:
Lester Park Rd, Greenfield Center, NY
Directions:
From Saratoga Springs drive west on NY-9N for about three miles. Turn left onto Middle Grove Rd. Drive a half-mile. Turn left onto Lester Park Rd. Drive a quarter-mile. You'll see the pull-off and placards on the left.
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Walk on the Stromatolites

Stromatolites are swirly rock patterns formed by by blue-green algae 490 million years ago. Walking on ancient fossils might seem like a bad idea, but you're encouraged to do so at this roadside site.

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Fossilized sea bottom.

Walk on the Stromatolites

Stop here if you are a rock nerd or into geology.

[Annie, 09/21/2020]

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Saratoga Springs History MuseumSaratoga Springs History Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY - 3 mi.
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