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If the stunning vistas shining forth from its Web cam (there's even a flag pole!) weren't enough to sate your desires to fraternize with fossils, Florissant Fossil Beds is just a quick drive away. It offers 14-foot-wide petrified redwood stumps and plenty of insect and plant fossils — but sorry, no dinosaur relics.

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Upcoming Events

  • The National Park Service's 100th Birthday (Special Events)

    • Thu., Aug. 25, 12:30-5 p.m. Free park admission
  • Kids Art-Along (Kids & Family)

    • Aug. 27-28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free
  • Plein Air Paint Your Park & Art Sale (Art Events)

    • Aug. 27-28, 12:30-2 p.m. Free
  • Wildflower Walk (Sports & Recreation)

    • Sun., Aug. 28, 9-11 a.m.
  • Ranger Guided Programs (Museums & Attractions)

    • Through Aug. 31, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

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