Snowmastodon Paleontology

Travel back to the time of the Ice Age! In 2010 mammoth and mastodon fossils were found near Snowmass Village. Explore why mammoths and mastodons don’t live in Snowmass today while discovering what fossils can teach us about past and present environments. You may even find a fossil of your own…

Snowmastodon Paleontology

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Typical Program Length

3 hours


3rd Grade


Fall, Spring, Winter

Applicable Standards

3-LS4-1 Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in

3-LS4-3 Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.