• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Our Staff & Offices

Address
PO Box 185
15807 Teller County Road 1
Florissant, CO 80816

Phone and Fax
Phone: (719) 748-3253
Fax: (719) 748-3164

Offices:
Superintendent: (719) 748-3253 ext. 101
Administration: (719) 748-3253 ext. 122
Chief Ranger: (719) 748-3253 ext. 201
Paleontology: (719) 748-3253 ext. 501
Maintenance: (719) 748-3253 ext. 301
Law Enforcement/Fees: (719) 748-3253 ext. 203
Interpretation/Education: (719) 748-3253 ext. 162

Did You Know?

Photo of a wildflower in bloom

The name Florissant comes from a French word meaning "blooming" or "flowering." Florissant, Colorado was settled in 1870 and named after the town of Florissant, Missouri. The name still holds true as there are both modern and fossil flowers found in the area today.