• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Outdoor Exhibit Area

A view of a massive stump under one of the outdoor exhibit areas.
View from the "Time Preserved" Outdoor Exhibit Area.
NPS Photo by Sheena Grabski
 
This outdoor exhibit provides views of petrified redwood trees and it is fully accessible. Wayside exhibits interpret the geologic history and the significances of the fossils.

Did You Know?

An elk herd in Florissant Fossil Beds NM

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument provides excellent habitat for a variety of mammals including bears, mountain lions, porcupines, ground squirrels, and a small herd of elk.