• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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  • Ute Dance Cancelled for Saturday August 2

    Due to a medical emergency with the group coordinator, the Ute Dance has been cancelled for Saturday August 2, 2014

Seminar Series

2013 will be the 19th summer that the Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds have offered seminars for the general public. Continuing Education credits (CE) through BOCES and undergraduate and graduate credit are available through Adams State College.

Download the Seminar Brochure 2013

Did You Know?

illustration of rhinocerous-like mammal

Fossil remains of a brontothere, a rhinoceros-like creature, have been found in the Florissant fossil beds. Brontotheres were enormous, with some standing over eight feet tall.