• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

For Kids

There are 3 different programs for children to explore the park available year round!

To participate in the programs, you must obtain an activity book from the Visitor Center. Once you have completed the activities in the book check in with a ranger at the desk to be presented with your badge or patch. The average time for kids to complete the booklets is 2 hours.

 

Click FOR KIDS to learn more about programs for your children.

 
Junior Ranger, Brooke Ashbridge
Brooke Ashbridge earns another Junior Ranger badge!
NPS Photo by Sheena Grabski

Did You Know?

FLFO_palm frond

Although there are few known palm fronds from Florissant fossil beds, microscopic palm pollen has also been discovered. Palms are indicators of climate and suggest that the Eocene mean annual temperature was no less than 50°F.