• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Special Events Information

Special Events

Special Park Use Application (long)

Special Park Use Application (short)

Locations Available:

Main Amphitheater Upper Amphitheater Visitor Center Patio Hornbek Homestead

Barksdale Picnic Area Picnic Area

Application Fee

The non-refundable application fee must accompany each application. This fee is based on an average time it takes to provide initial contact and consultation with permittees and initial review of a standard application or project. The non-refundable fees are:

Special Events $150

Administrative Fee $100

Once a request is approved, this fee covers the costs associated with issuing a standard permit. This fee includes, but is not limited to, the average time (approximately 2 hours) it takes for processing fees, permit development, consultations with the permittee, managerial consultations and billing.

***If additional monitoring is required, a charge of $50.00 per hour/per employee will be assessed. Additional monitoring includes any requests that involve multiple locations, complex logistics, coordination with other NPS divisions or additional environmental compliance. Any permit that requires additional staff time beyond the averages in the initial costs will be charged an additional $50 per hour per employee that is needed in order to complete the permitted activity.

Did You Know?

FLFO_bowfin fish

Fish are the most abundant vertebrates at the Florissant fossil beds, and the bowfin is the most primitive fish found here. The modern bowfin is considered a “living fossil” and is found in freshwater bodies of eastern North America.This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. To learn More...