Limited horseback riding is available within the boundaries of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
Horseback riders must pay the daily entrance fee at the visitor center or possess an annual pass. Pets are prohibited.
Riding on any trail or in developed areas is prohibited. Ride dispersed; do not create new trails.
Florissant Fossil Beds is only open to the public for day use. Park access is prohibited during closed hours except by permit.
Fall, Winter, Spring Hours (Labor Day to Memorial Day):
Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day):
Did You Know?
There are more than 220 national park units that preserve fossils! However, only 9 units were specifically set aside to protect fossils and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is one of those!