Activities Planned at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is open year round. During July the Monument is open 8:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Saturday, July 21,
Junior Ranger Day and Open House at the Hornbek Homestead.
Meet our Geoscientists-in-the-Park Paleontology interns 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, and join them for a guided hike on our Geologic Trail! Learn about active research projects in geology and paleontology, as well as the geologic history of the park. Bring water, hats, sunscreen, enthusiasm, questions, and a burning desire to learn about our geologic past! Plan for approximately a one and a half mile hike (subject to change based on plan) on a moderate trail. Up to 2 hours.
Daily Interpretive Program Schedule:
Interpretive Talk, Every Day 10:00 am and 4:00 pm
Ranger Guided Walk, Every Day 11:00 am
Fossil Learning Lab, Every Day 1:30 PM - 3:30 pm
Hornbek Homestead, Every Day 11:00 am - 1:00 pm