Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily, Visitor Center is OPEN New Years Day.
Please drive safely! Winter driving conditions may exist on park roadways. Call 970-858-3617, Extension 402 for a current road report. Trails are covered by a few inches of snow in most locations.
Online Publications Related to Colorado National Monument
Talking about a Sacredness: An Ethnographic Overview a work on Ute cultural sites in Colorado National Monument by cultural anthropologist Dr. Sally McBeth.
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?
Survival for many reptiles depends on their ability to escape predators. Collared lizards can run upright and have been clocked at 16 to 17 miles per hour, ranking them as one of the fastest reptiles. More...