Exhibit Installation May 14 - 22
New exhibits will be installed in the new visitor center May 14 - 22. Access to the park film and exhibits may be reduced. You may want to consider visiting after May 23 if you schedule permits. The park remains open every day from 9am - 5pm.
NPS Photo by Sheena Grabski
Visit our Shale Fossil Lab in the Yurt tent from 1:00 - 3:00pm daily.
Help a Ranger release a fossil imprisoned for 34 million years!
Free them so they can enrich our story of Ancient Florissant.
Take "Paleontology 101" and learn how our Paleontology department excavates the shale beds and how they split the shale to find wonderful fossils. Try to identify a new discovery and learn how we prepare each fossil to become part of our collection.
Did You Know?
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is actively involved in fire mitigation and conducts prescribed burns every winter.