book your dig online!

 Digs for 2019 are completed Please email to be placed on the list for next years dates.

Please email me to be added to the 2020 Digs list.  Thanks!

I choose dates in Mid to Late March. I will then send you an email with dates and details to choose from. Once you receive the email with dates and details, it is recommended that you register online as soon as possible as the digs sell out very quickly. Also once you receive confirmation of registration  Make HOTEL ARRANGEMENTS ASAP as the hotels sell out very quickly for the tourist season in Alpena.

PaleoJoe’s Beginner Family Michigan Fossil Digs.
Register and Pay for the Digs ONLINE to guarantee the digs won’t be sold out.
Only 10 cars per dig are allowed.
You can fill your car SAFELY with as many as you wish and the cost per car is $ 95.00. PayPal and Major Credit cards accepted.

Complete the Dig registration form provided below. Then scan and email the forms to PaleoJoe or print the form, complete it, and mail it to:

600 Crescent Drive
Midland, MI 48640.

A confirmation email will be sent to you as well as detailed information regarding the scheduled dig.

As soon as you receive your confirmation email, please make your hotel reservation because the hotels in Alpena fill fast during the summer months. Hotel Information can be found in the detailed information you receive in the confirmation email packet. Days Inn Alpena offers a PaleoJoe discount only if you call them directly.

Dates for the Digs will be announced in March:,                  REGISTRATION OPENS IN MARCH as soon as the dates are chosen. 


Dig Registration Form

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Dig Waiver

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