• 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?

Picture of fossil maple seed

Some of the fossil plants found at Florissant fossil beds, like this maple seed, may have relatives that still live in Colorado.