• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Park Statistics

Acreage
Gross Area Acres for FY 2006 - 5,998

Visitation

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2005- 59,508
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2004- 62,417
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2003- 66,452

Budget

FY 2005 Annual Budget is $768,000
FY 2004 Annual Budget is $630,000
FY 2003 Annual Budget is $632,000

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.