Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Photos

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is best known as a nature area where giant petrified sequoia stumps have been uncovered. Historically, the area was popular with late 19th century fossil collectors.

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Landscape of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized redwood tree trunk at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized trio of redwood tree trunks at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized giant redwood tree trunk at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Landscape of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized redwood tree trunk at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized trio of redwood tree trunks at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized giant redwood tree trunk at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Surface detail of fossilized redwood tree trunk at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Pines over meadow at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Pines at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Pines at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Surface detail of fossilized redwood tree trunk at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Pines over meadow at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Pines at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Pines at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Rabbit at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Ponderosa Pine at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Ponderosa Pine bark at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fringed sage at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Rabbit at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Ponderosa Pine at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Ponderosa Pine bark at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fringed sage at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Peppergrass at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Goldenrod at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Purple flowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Mixture of yellow wildflowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Peppergrass at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Goldenrod at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Purple flowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Mixture of yellow wildflowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Mixed wildflowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Red wildflowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Purple wildflowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Bee on thistle flower at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Mixed wildflowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Red wildflowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Purple wildflowers at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Bee on thistle flower at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Wild grasses at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized redwood tree trunk at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized wasp at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized fish at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Wild grasses at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized redwood tree trunk at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized wasp (Paleovespa florissantia) at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized fish at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Fossilized fern at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized redwood leaves at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Hornbek Homestead log buildings preserved within Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.
Fossilized fern at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Fossilized redwood leaves at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.Hornbek Homestead (1878) log buildings preserved within Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. CO.

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