• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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Event Details

  • 04/20/2014

    Location: Visitor Center Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Sunday, April 20 - "Go Wild About Trees: Ancient and Modern"

 10:00AM – 3:00PM. Join Ranger Whitney at the arts and crafts table where you will make tree cookie nametags.  Meet in the Visitor Center.

 10:00AM – 11:30PM. Join Ranger Shawn to learn about "Culturally Modified Trees" which are living artifacts that tell us about the Ute people and other native peoples that once lived within the area that is now Florissant Fossil Beds.  Meet at the Visitor Center.  1.5 mile roundtrip.   

 1:00AM – 2:30PM. Join Ranger Denise for a walk in the petrified forest and learn about the volcano that turned giant redwood trees into stone.  Meet at the Visitor Center.  1.5 mile roundtrip.