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

    Colorado

    National Monument Colorado

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    Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.

2nd Grade

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Second Grade Program
Example Field Trip Schedule
Pre/Post Worksheets
*Actual schedules will depend upon the number of students, ranger availability, time available for the field trip, and length of programs chosen.

 

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Habitats in Echo Canyon (3 miles, 4 hours)

Echo Canyon
How do toads survive the winter? Where do lizards find shelter in the summer? During this hike, students will investigate how organisms interact with the ecosystem and how they respond to changing seasons.
Science 2.1, 2.2, 3.1

Did You Know?

John Otto on a trail with his horse and burro

John Otto's efforts almost a century ago continue to help visitors experience Colorado National Monument. Of the 40 miles of trails available to hikers in the monument, many of them were first built by original park custodian John Otto. More...