• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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?

Photo of burning piles in the snow near the boundary of Florissant Fossil Beds

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is actively involved in fire mitigation and conducts prescribed burns every winter.