• 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?

fossil of wasp

Up to 1,500 different kinds of fossil insects and spiders have been found in the Florissant Fossil Beds making it one of the most diverse insect fossil sites in the world.