Reservations are required to allow us to better facilitate your requests and minimize resource damage.
Rangers are available to give a 15-minute welcome talk, which orients students to Colorado National Monument, the National Park Service and Leave No Trace ethics. Ranger welcome talks are strongly recommended at the beginning of your self-guided field trip.
Field Trip/Hike Outlines and Props
The links below provide pdf files of the outlines and props used by rangers on our ranger-guided programs for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and HS classes. If you have any questions about the content, contact an education ranger at the park. Images are for educational use only.
5th Grade Hike (No Thoroughfare Canyon to the Waterfall)
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...