Florissant Attractions

Discover the Charms of Florissant: Must-See Attractions Await!

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument 


The Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado preserves a rich collection of fossilized plants and insects dating back to the Eocene epoch, around 34 million years ago. Visitors can explore the ancient world through interpretive exhibits, guided tours, and self-guided hiking trails, including the Petrified Forest Loop Trail. The monument also offers opportunities for wildlife viewing, with elk frequently spotted in the area. It's a must-visit destination for anyone interested in paleontology or the Earth's history.


Location: 15807 Co Rd 1, Florissant, CO 80816, United States

Phone:  +1 719-748-3253


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Pikes Peak Historical Society


Explore local history, geology, Native American culture, railroads, and mountain men at the FREE Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum. Don't miss the impressive exhibits showcasing massive smoky quartz crystals weighing 345 and 439 pounds, discovered right here in the area!


Location: 18033 Teller County Rd 1, Florissant, CO 80816, United States

Phone:  +1 719-748-8259


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Florissant Fossil Quarry


Experience the fun and excitement of finding your own fossils from 34 million years ago. Every visitor gets a hands-on and unique fossil hunting experience.  This privately owned quarry offers every visitor a hands-on and personalized experience in uncovering fossils dating back 34 million years.


Location: 18117 Teller County Road 1, Florissant, CO, United States, Colorado

Phone: +1 719-748-3275


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