Florissant National Monument

Is Everything in Colorado is Stoned? Come along with us as we show you the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, just outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. In a beautiful grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Petrified redwood stumps up to 14 feet wide and thousands of fossils of insects and plants reveal the story of a very different, prehistoric Colorado. A great day trip from Colorado Springs or Cripple Creek Colorado. Continue reading Florissant National Monument