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SoCal Paleo offers field trips to collect fossils, visit museums, and tour locations of scientific importance!

Members, if you plan to attend a field trip, please RSVP at least one week before the expedition. Some trips, such as visits to Shark Tooth Hill, are very popular and are first come first serve so responding ASAP is recommended. Please check the dates well in advance!

If you are not a Member and would like to go on a SoCal Paleo field trip, please consider joining! Annual membership is inexpensive ($1.67/month/adult) and gives you access to guest lectures and quality time with other paleontology fans. Click the button below to investigate Membership!


FRIDAY, 1/7/2022

Quartzite, Arizona: Rock, Mineral, and Fossil show

There will be at least two shows going on; we are focusing on the Tyson Wells Show, which runs Jan 7 – Jan 30th at 121 W Kuehn St., Quartzsite, AZ 85346. The Desert Garden gem and mineral show, located at 1055 Kuehn St, will be open as well, if you want to check it out for yourself.

RSVP to trip leader Jodi Summers at or to Patrick Hsieh at