Florissant Outdoor Activities

Come and Explore Florissant: Your Gateway for Outdoor Adventure Enthusiasts


Eleven Mile Canyon


One of the highlights is the serene Eleven Mile Canyon, renowned for its stunning natural beauty and recreational opportunities where a babbling river winds through breathtaking rock formations, providing an idyllic setting for fishing, hiking, rock climbing, wildlife viewing and picnicking. Can you imagine a more perfect escape? 


Phone: 719-553-1400


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Florissant Fossil Beds - Night Sky 


Experience the magic of stargazing in Florissant, Colorado, known for its dark skies. Monthly Night Sky Programs, hosted in collaboration with the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society, offer guided observations with various telescopes. Explore the cosmos with local astronomers and marvel at the wonders of the universe. Dress warmly, bring a flashlight, and check the weather forecast for optimal viewing conditions. Join now for an unforgettable celestial adventure!


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

Phone:  719 748-3253


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Shelf Road/ Gold Belt Tour


Embark on a scenic adventure along the 43.0-km point-to-point trail near Florissant, Colorado. Known for its ease and picturesque views, this trail is ideal for off-road and scenic driving enthusiasts. Enjoy the solitude of nature as you traverse through stunning landscapes, with minimal encounters with other explorers. The prime seasons to explore this trail are from June to November, offering optimal weather conditions and breathtaking scenery. Plus, bring along your furry friend – dogs are welcome and may roam off-leash in certain areas. Get ready 

The tour connects the historic mining towns of Florissant, Victor, Cripple Creek, and Cañon City, offering travelers a diverse array of landscapes, attractions, and cultural experiences along the way.


 Location: Florissant, CO 80816, United States

 Phone: (719) 689-2461


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