Prescribed Burning in October
Fire crews plan to implement a prescribed burn on approximately 180 acres of monument land starting the week of October 13. This alert banner will be used to communicate whether or not burning is taking place on any given day. More »
There are no lodging facilities or camping opportunities within Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
There are hotels, cabins, bed and breakfasts, and a variety of places to camp within 30 minutes of the Monument.
Here is a quick list of local, public camping areas:
Mueller State Park (719) 687-2366
Pike National Forest (719) 636-1602
Eleven Mile State Park (719) 748-3401
Eleven Mile Canyon, Round Mountain, and Happy Meadows Campgrounds (USFS) (719) 836 - 2031
Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, Cabins, etc.
Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce (719) 687 - 9885
Cripple Creek Chamber of Commerce (719) 689 - 2169
Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau (877) 745-3773
Did You Know?
The area now known as Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument had become a popular tourist area by the 1870's.