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Gibraltar Island Tours
Have you ever wondered what kind of research goes on at Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory? Want to see Cooke Castle?
Gibraltar Island tours are available from 10 am-12 pm and 1-3 pm Thursdays, June 20 – August 8. Tour guides lead a walking tour of the island, including Perry’s Lookout, the glacial grooves, Stone Lab buildings, and the outside of Cooke Castle. The second hour will focus on the Lake Erie research currently being conducted at Stone Lab.
Meet at the Boardwalk Restaurant dock, 341 Bayview Ave. Put-in-Bay, Ohio at 9:45 a.m. or 12:45 p.m. to attend a tour. $10 per person, $5 for children ages 6-12. The water taxi to Gibraltar Island is $6 round-trip, payable to the boat driver.
Tours are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, with a maximum of 70 people.
You can also schedule a group tour April through November by calling the Stone Lab Office at 419-285-1800.