Falls of the Ohio

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 in Affiliations | Comments Off on Falls of the Ohio

The Falls of the Ohio State Park contains an interpretive center in Clarksville at the end of Riverside Drive showcasing the natural and recorded history of the Falls, the only natural barrier to navigation along the entire length of the Ohio River. The center overlooks the 386-million-year-old Devonian era fossil beds in an around a National Wildlife Conservation Area. The park also covers property in the original town of Clarksville where Revolutionary War General George Rogers Clark built a home on land granted to him after the war. A replica cabin is open during posted times during the tourist season. The cabin site is also famous as the starting place of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1803.