Field Camp Logistics| Department of Geology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Science


Logistics and Transportation

Students have two transportation options:

 - Fly to Billings airport, Billings, MT and meet us before 06/14/2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Billings airport restaurant. Please make your air travel bookings in advance. Transportation to the field station in Red Lodge, MT will be organized in 8-passenger vans by SIU.
 - Meet us directly at the YBRA field station, in Red Lodge, MT (

Students who would like to get a ride from Carbondale to Red Lodge:

SIU does provide transportation to all students who meet us in Carbondale the day before departure.

We advise students to arrive in Carbondale no later than the Friday preceding departure at 10:00 p.m., spend the night in Carbondale and meet us in front of the Department of Geology (Parkinson Lab) at 1259 Lincoln Drive on the Saturday day of departure at 2:45 a.m. You may drop your bags in the Department if you arrive on Friday before 4:30 p.m.