Big Bone Lick is a unique state park showcasing the remains of some of America's most intriguing Ice Age Megafauna. Once covered with swamps, the land that makes up Big Bone Lick featured a combination of odorous minerals and saline water that animals found difficult to resist.
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site now has 813 acres with 40 acres of picnic grounds and a 62-site campground with electricity, water, grills, bathhouse, and a pool. There are facilities for various recreational pursuits and mosaic trail system. The park's modern museum and visitor center has paleontological and archaeological exhibits on display and the adjacent grounds also feature life-sized replicas of mammoth, mastodon, ground sloth, and bison.