• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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Did You Know?

Photo of 14 foot wide, 12 foot tall petrified tree stump of a redwood

The massive petrified redwood stump known as the "Big Stump" is not actually the largest diameter stump at Florissant Fossil Beds. The "Big Stump" measures 38 feet in circumference, but the biggest stump is over 41 feet.