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

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History Publications

1949 COLM brochure cover

1949 Brochure Cover

Online Publications Related to Colorado National Monument

Classic Western Quarrel A History of the Road Controversy at Colorado National Monument

The CCC 75th Anniversary website offers books on the history to the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Have a look at nostalgia. There are a few Colorado National Monument brochures over the years at this link. Scroll down to "Colorado" and you can look at 1949, 1958, 1964, 1975.

Did You Know?

Independence Monument

Independence Monument is all that remains of a continuous ridge that once formed a wall between Monument and Wedding Canyons. A cap of durable Kayenta rock has protected this picturesque 450 feet (137 meters) high monolith from the relentless erosion that carried away the surrounding rock.