• 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?

FLFO_Tsetse fly

The modern Tsetse fly lives in Africa, but examples like the fossil pictured here have been found in the Florissant fossil beds. This fossil is 34.07 million years old. This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. To learn More...