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Contact: Jeff Wolin, (719) 748 - 3253 ext. 202
Florissant Fossil Beds will be participating in Florissant Heritage day by hosting a family friendly day at the Hornbek Homestead from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Park staff will be conducting tours of the homestead and leading period crafts and activities for kids and families. Participating children can earn their Junior Ranger Badge.
The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds will be providing light refreshments. There is no charge for this event beyond the normal park entrance fee of $3 per person over the age of 16.
The Hornbek Homestead is located in Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument on Teller County #1 a mile south of the town of Florissant. From Colorado Springs, travel 35 miles west on US highway 24. The Monument visitor center is about a mile south of the Homestead. For more information call 719-748-3253.
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, PO Box 185 Florissant, CO 80816, 719-748-3253 or visit us on the web at www.nps.gov/flfo or Facebook at /FlorissantNPS