Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Up to 1700 different species have been described. A majority of those fossils are fragile, detailed compression and impression fossils of insects and plants. The largest fossils are massive, petrified Sequoia trees - up to 14 feet wide!
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Real Stories From Park Fans
— TrevorGet a Park Passport. It's an inexpensive souvenir, and a good reminder of your visit. Our family loves to collect them.
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