Rim Rock Drive is OPEN - Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Please drive safely! Winter driving conditions exist on park roadways. Call 970-858-3617 Extension 402 for a current road report. Trails are covered by 5"-10" of snow in most locations.
Organisms, Habitats and Seasons (3 miles, 4 hours)
Hike in No Thoroughfare or Echo Canyon (depending on size of group)
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.
Did You Know?
Colorado National Monument's 23-mile Rim Rock Drive was built almost entirely using picks, shovels, and sheer muscle strength to remove massive rocks and debris. The engineering skill of Rim Rock Drive workers can be seen today in the road's tunnels and stonework. More...