Prescribed Burning in October
Fire crews plan to implement a prescribed burn on approximately 180 acres of monument land starting the week of October 13. This alert banner will be used to communicate whether or not burning is taking place on any given day. More »
Fee Free Days
Tough economic times call for economical fun, and you can't beat Florissant Fossil Beds and America's other 401 national parks for family time, fresh air, and opportunities to learn about our great country.
Fee Free Days 2014
Jan 20 Martin Luther King Day
Feb 15-17 Presidents Day Weekend
April 19-20 Opening Weekend of National Park Week
Aug 25 National Park Service Birthday
Sep 27 National Public Lands Day
Nov 11 Veterans Day
For more information, visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/flfo or call 719-748-3253.
Did You Know?
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...