• 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.

 

Program Option:

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?

view at Colorado National Monument

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...