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


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December 02, 2014
Slow Down for the Desert Bighorn Sheep!
Three times this fall, Desert bighorn sheep have been hit and injured by vehicles traveling too fast on Rim Rock Drive. Drivers and bicyclists are asked to be watchful. Slow down. Give yourself time to react when a ewe or ram jumps down from an adjacent ledge onto the roadway in front of your vehicle.

November 24, 2014
Open House to be Held at Monument East Entrance
Colorado National Monument, in partnership with their non-profit Friends Groups, Colorado National Monument Association, will host an Open House at the East Side Garage (at the east entrance) on Thursday, December 18 between 4 and 6 p.m.

November 13, 2014
Winter Road Condition Hotline
Road surfaces within the monument where cliffs shadow the roadway can be icy long after a winter storm has passed. Before starting a winter tour through the monument, drivers may want to call the Winter Road Condition Hotline for a status report on Rim Rock Drive.

June 21, 2013
Listening sessions to explore visitor activities at Colorado National Monument
The public is invited to attend meetings to explore the future of visitor activities at Colorado National Monument. Meetings will be held in Fruita and Grand Junction.

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