• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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  • Ute Dance Cancelled for Saturday August 2

    Due to a medical emergency with the group coordinator, the Ute Dance has been cancelled for Saturday August 2, 2014

Operating Hours & Seasons

Fall, Winter, Spring Hours (Labor Day to June 1):

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Days.

Summer Hours (June 1 to Labor Day):

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM every day of the week.




Florissant Fossil Beds is only open to the public for day use. Park access is prohibited during closed hours except by permit.

Did You Know?

FLFO_Weevil

Weevils are a type of beetle, and they are among the smallest complete fossils found in the Florissant fossil beds. The fossil pictured here is less than 3 millimeters long, which is a little larger than the head of a pin but smaller than a pencil eraser. This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. To learn More...