• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Pre-Visit Materials

The Monument has a variety of lesson plans that cover grades K - 12 that make excellent pre and post trip activities. These plans are available to download.

Did You Know?

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Prodryas persephone was the first fossil butterfly found in North America. This specimen was discovered by the homesteader Charlotte Hill and is now housed at Harvard University. This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.To learn More...