Hikes for Your Health
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in partnership with the the Teller County Community Partnership Family Resource Center, and the Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds now offers a community health program called "Hikes for your Health."This hiking program is part of the National Park Service’s Healthy Parks, Healthy People US initiative working to reintegrate human, environmental, and ecological health into the mission of public parks and public lands.
"Hikes for Your Health" will run every Wednesday and Saturday from January 14th to March 18th, 2015. Download the flyer for all the dates. These ranger-led hikes will vary in length from 2 – 5 miles. Depending on conditions, the hikes may either be on foot or by snowshoe. The Monument offers free snowshoes if needed. Participants must provide all other equipment and safety gear such as layered clothing, appropriate footwear, water, and snacks. Trekking or ski poles are recommended. Participants must be 10 years or older.