Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument provides a variety of opportunities for outdoor activities.
The Monument has two, self-guided nature trails that are located near the visitor center and interpret the fossil resources. Near the visitor center is also an outdoor exhibit area.
There are 14 miles of other hiking trails which are best for scenery and possibly wildlife.
Did You Know?
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.