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... Big Bone Lick State Park is located at Big Bone in Boone County, Kentucky ... The mammoths are believed to have been drawn to this location by a salt lick ... In 2002, the National Park Service designated Big Bone Lick State Park as an official Lewis and Clark Heritage Trail Site ...
... The most famous landmark in the immediate area of Big Bone is Big Bone Lick, now the site of Big Bone Lick State Park ... The salt lick, or lick, as it is more generally known locally, was long known to the original inhabitants of the area ...
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