Detailed trail and hiking information for Petrified Forest Loop Trail (FFBNM) Back to TrailFinder

Distance

1 miles

Trail Type

Loop

Trail Difficulty

Very Easy

Δ Elevation (FT)

~80 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Florissant Fossil Beds Trails Map

Download Map

Get Directions

Petrified Forest Loop Trail (FFBNM)

Colorado

  • Big Stump along the Petrified Forest Loop in Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument near Colorado Springs.
  • Petrified Forest Loop in Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument near Colorado Springs.
  • Petrified Forest Loop in Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument near Colorado Springs.
  • Close up of Big Stump along the Petrified Forest Loop in Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument near Colorado Springs.

Activities & Features



Notes

If you have time to do one hike while visiting Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, make it the Petrified Forest Loop. This stunning trail takes hikers by giant petrified redwood stumps, including the aptly named "Big Stump." While short in distance, expect big rewards for minimal effort. This trail is a great choice for hikers with small kids and wildflower lovers. There are plenty of campgrounds nearby.

Red Tape

Entrance Fee
Contact: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument PO Box 185 15807 Teller County Road 1 Florissant, CO 80816

Sorry, the PDF couldn't be displayed :(

Get Directions to Petrified Forest Loop Trail (FFBNM)