City of Cripple Creek

Florissant Fossil Beds

Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world Florissant’s infamous fossil beds. Petrified redwood stumps up to 14 feet wide and thousands of detailed fossils, insects and plants reveal the story of a very different, prehistoric Colorado. This is the perfect family friendly and kid friendly trip for you and your loved ones. They also host many other events that are open to the public.

They also have a variety of events to partake in during your visit to Gold Camp District. We highly advise getting in touch to see what you can do to be a part of the action. Make sure to also check out their free park days, enjoy a hike, become a junior ranger, and more! Whatever you have planned for the warmer months, this attraction is sure to be a crowd favorite.

Florissant Fossil Beds

Phone Number:
(719) 748-3253