• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Event Details

  • 04/26/2014

    Location: Visitor Center Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: $3.00 per adult (16 yrs and up) free for children
11:00AM. Join Geologist Steve Veatch to learn about the only ice age mammal found at Florissant Fossil Beds – Milo the Mammoth.  Meet at the Visitor Center. 45 minutes. 


12:00PM. Join Volunteer Interpreter Allan Studer for a talk about living in or hiking in black bear and mountain lion habitat. Meet at the Yurt (tent) across from the Visitor Center.  45 minute.  Program will be followed with an optional 1.5 mile hike on the Sawmill Trail.

 1PM – 3PM. Join a park volunteer in the fossil demonstration lab. See some of the smallest fossil animals found at Florissant – insects! Meet at the Yurt (tent) across from the Visitor Center