• View from the Canyon Rim Trail. Photo by Jeff Kochevar


    National Monument Colorado

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  • Visitor Center is OPEN 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Daily

    Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.

For Kids

Jr. Ranger

Be A Junior Ranger
Download the activity book, learn about the program and start earning your badge!

Jr. Ranger Explorer Backpack

Attention Families: Check out a backpack free from the Visitor Center. It is full of activities and tools to help you explore the monument more in depth.


Check out some movies, made by teens, about the monument.

Did You Know?

collared lizard

With a large head and powerful jaws, the collared lizard is a carnivore. If you wonder why this lizard will hang around long enough for you to take its picture, know that the lizard is protecting its territory! More...