True to the French meaning of its name — to flourish, flower or blossom — Florissant is more than a pass-through, no-stoplight place. It even looks to be on a commercial roar with an independe…

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Through the Lens

Woodland Park Public Library
Free

Part of the 2019 Homestead Series and the kick-off of the Harvest Center year, the annual seed swap event is back! Bring vegetable or flower seeds you have collected during the 2018 growing season and share them with others. Attendees will have the opportunity to commune with fellow gardener…

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
$10

Join an interpretive park ranger for a guided hike up to 2 miles to discover the clues left behind by the Monument’s wildlife. As a track detective, you might encounter tracks, scat, feathers, rubs, burrows, and much more left behind by birds, coyotes, elk, and badgers or perhaps even see so…

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
$15-$35

Enjoy homemade chili (meat and vegetarian options) with seasonal hot drinks and sweets at the Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center! Prepay reservations are required. 

Mueller State Park
$8 daily parking pass

Explore nature in winter on a 4-mile hike through the woods with volunteer Naturalist Cindi. Mueller State Park is open every day for hiking, camping and enjoying the outdoors! Winter conditions in the mountains are variable. The trails may be dry or have snow. Often the snow is deeper in th…