• 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_bird diagram

This new bird specimen is the sixth identifiable bird from the Florissant Formation. In addition to the six birds, there are only seven other bird fossils including feathers, impressions, or partial skeletons.