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.
Plan A Field Trip
1. Choose a Program
Don't see a program that fits the needs of your classroom?
To facilitate your field trip without a ranger, see self-guided.
2. Make a Reservation
All field trips require a reservations. Please make reservations at least three weeks in advance. Reservations allow us to better facilitate your requests and to minimize resource damage.
When calling to make a reservation, please have the following information ready:
Did You Know?
Each Independence Day, local climbers scale the iconic Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument and raise an American flag on top. This tradition dates back to early park promoter John Otto, whose route up Independence Monument climbers still follow.