Regularly scheduled ranger guided programs will continue through Labor Day weekend and then occur only on Saturdays and Sundays through mid-September. Daily programs include the Ranger Talk, Ranger-Guided Hike, Fossil Learning Lab and Tour of Hornbek Homestead Grounds.
Ranger Guided Programs Fall
Ranger Talk - Daily, 10:00 AM
Redwoods in Colorado? Was there really a volcano nearby? And Tse Tse flies too? Join a ranger for a 20 - 30 minute presentation and get a basic orientation to the history and prehistory of the area. Meet in the amphitheater behind the visitor center.
Ranger Guided Hike - Daily 11:00 AM
Are you ready to meet the "Big Stump"? Join a ranger for a 1 mile, 1.5 hour hike on the Petrified Forest Loop Trail. Meet behind the visitor center for this interpretive hike.
Fossil Learning Lab - Daily 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Get "up-close and personal" with fossils! Join us for ranger-led demonstrations and hands-on searches for fossils. Meet in the Yurt located in the picnic area near the visitor center.
Tour of the Hornbek Homestead Grounds - Daily 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Take a ranger guided tour of an 1878 homestead. Meet at the Hornbek Homestead parking area on Rt. 1 north of the visitor center.
For more information about activities at the Florissant Fossil Beds, explore Plan Your Visit.
Last updated: August 30, 2016