• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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July 18, 2014
Economic Benefit Report 2014
Tourism to Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument creates 3.2 million in Economic Benefit Report shows visitor spending supports 44 jobs in local economy

July 18, 2014
Hornbek Homestead Open House 2014
Celebrate Florissant Heritage Day by visiting the Hornbek Homestead from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM for family friendly games and crafts

June 24, 2014
New Summer Programs 2014
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is offering new programs this summer including Yoga, Stars, and Wildflower Walks

June 24, 2014
Trails4Teens challenges all teens to work, hike, and play at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument on its 14 miles of hiking trails.

May 23, 2014
Yoga Hikes
Enjoy the park by getting healthy as part of the yoga hike program offered for six weeks starting May 21 every Wednesday and Saturday mornings at 9:00AM

Did You Know?

FLFO_Golden-rain tree seed

Some of the fossil plants found at the Florissant fossil beds have no modern relatives in Colorado. One example is the modern Golden-rain tree, which is only found in eastern Asia today. This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. To learn More...