Rim Rock Drive is OPEN - Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rim Rock Drive is OPEN Be on the lookout for Desert Bighorn Sheep along Rim Rock Drive. There also may be minor traffic delays near the East Entrance over the coming weeks. Watch for construction flaggers on the roadway.
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?
Colorado National Monument is located near the northeast corner of the Colorado Plateau, an arid semi-desert region located between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Basin of Nevada. The average elevation of the entire Colorado Plateau is over 5,000 feet! More...