• 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

Accessibility

Facilities and Trails

The visitor center and associated outdoor exhibit area are fully wheelchair accessible. The Ponderosa Loop Trail, a self-guided 1/2 mile trail is also fully accessible, although may be covered by snow in the winter.

The Monument has a non-motorized wheelchair with large, inflatable tires that can be requested and borrowed for daily use.

Film

The Monument's 15 minute orientation film is shown in the Monument's accessible theater which is in the visitor center. The film has subtitles. Assisted listening and audio description devices are available upon request.

Did You Know?

FLFO_Weevil

Weevils are a type of beetle, and they are among the smallest complete fossils found in the Florissant fossil beds. The fossil pictured here is less than 3 millimeters long, which is a little larger than the head of a pin but smaller than a pencil eraser. This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. To learn More...