Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

The Florissant valley under a blanket of snow.
Views of Florissant Fossil Beds during the winter.

NPS Photo by Sheena Harper


During the winter, there may be an opportunity to go on a ranger-guided snowshoe hike.

Please call for more details or for current conditions, call the Monument at 748-3253.

A pair of snowshoes in a snow drift
Use your snowshoes to explore Florissant Fossil Beds.  Snowshoes available for use if you are attending a ranger-led hike.

When there is enough snow, Florissant Fossil Beds' gentle meadows, hills, and trails can be a great place to snowshoe or cross-country ski.

The Monument does not have any equipment available, so please bring your own snowshoes or cross-country skis.

Views of Aspens in Florissant Fossil Beds during the winter.
Aspens make great photography subjects during the winter at Florissant Fossil Beds.

NPS Photo by Sheena Harper

Last updated: February 11, 2019

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 185
Florissant, CO 80816


(719) 748-3253

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