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Welcome to Florissant.


Drive 38 miles west of Colorado Springs and you’ll find Florissant, home to the Fossil Bed National Monument and some of the best fishing you’ll find at no less than 3 bodies of water nearby. Founded in 1870, Florissant is now a National treasure, attracting thousands of tourists each year all come to see over 50,000 preserved specimens in the Fossil Beds.


When the outdoors calls your name, you’ll find world class fishing, hiking, mountain biking and backpacking in nearby South Park. Drive the South Park Tarryall Loop scenic bypass during summer months and see some of the most spectacular terrain in the country.

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Town of Florissant Colorado

Highway 24 trhough Florissant, CO

Upcoming Events

Mi Amor Wedding Fair (free)

Saturday,  January 27


Wine at the Mine

Friday,  February 9


33rd Annual Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy

Saturday,  February 10

Buena Vista

2nd Annual Chinese New Year Parade (free)

Friday,  February 16


Leadville Loppet

Saturday,  February 17


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