• 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?

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Prodryas persephone was the first fossil butterfly found in North America. This specimen was discovered by the homesteader Charlotte Hill and is now housed at Harvard University. This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.To learn More...