Exhibit Installation May 14 - 22
New exhibits will be installed in the new visitor center May 14 - 22. Access to the park film and exhibits may be reduced. You may want to consider visiting after May 23 if you schedule permits. The park remains open every day from 9am - 5pm.
Below are a variety of lesson plans developed to help students gain an understanding of geology, paleontology, science, and history at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
These activities are great for stand alone, in-class lessons or as pre and post trip materials for a visit to the Monument.l
Most of the activities require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. Downloads are available for individual lessons as well as for the entire unit. All PDF files contain answer keys.
The Paleontologist's Path
Paleontology Curriculum for High School
This High School Curriculum was developed by National Park Service Staff using grants from the The National Park Foundation, Parks as Classrooms, and Canon USA.
Views of the National Parks
Teaching with Historic Places
Did You Know?
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is actively involved in fire mitigation and conducts prescribed burns every winter.