• 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?


The common raven displays abilities to play and problem solve rare among animals. This member of the crow family is also very vocal, using a variety of sounds for communication. Perhaps because of these qualities, ravens have achieved a certain stature in both European and American Indian folklore.