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


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    Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.


Tween Camp Participants

Camp participants at Ute Canyon View.

Photo taken by a  Tween Camp partipant.

Summer 2012 - Making Movies

As part of the Jr. Ranger Explorer Day Camp and the City of Grand Junction's Parks and Recreation STARS Tween Extreme Camp, 6-8th graders have been exploring the Monument and documenting their summer. Participants took photos, shot video and edited them in a computer lab at Colorado Mesa University. Check out some of their work!





Did You Know?

Golden eagle

When desperate, golden eagles can take down animals as large as bighorn sheep or mule deer. Golden eagles can be seen in and around Colorado National Monument. More...