• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Paleontologist's Path

Grades 7 to 12

The following activities are designed to be downloaded by teachers and used in the classroom. Contact our staff to book an activity at the Monument or for a ranger to visit your classroom. School visits are only available for the Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs areas.

Activity Sheets [292k PDF File]

Paper Fossils [2mb PDF File]

Fossil Identification Packet [6.5mb PDF File]

Leaf Manual [749k PDF File]

Vocabulary [15k PDF File]

Did You Know?

FLFO_Flower

In addition to the leaves and insects found in the Florissant fossil beds, there are also wonderfully preserved flowers such as this Florissantia specimen. The flower was named after the town of Florissant, Colorado. This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. To learn More...