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


    National Monument Colorado

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  • Visitor Center is OPEN 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Daily

    Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.

Our Staff & Offices


1750 Rim Rock Drive

Fruita, CO, 81521


General Information:
970-858-3617 ext 360



Superintendent: 970-858-3617 ext 300
Chief of Interpretation: 970-858-3617 ext 363
Chief of Maintenance: 970-858-3617 ext 346
Chief Ranger: 970-858-3617 ext 312
Chief of Resource Management: 970-858-3617 ext 313
Administrative Office: 970-858-3617 ext 304

Educational Fee Waivers: 970-858-3617 ext 367
Special Use Permits: 8970-858-3617 ext 365

Did You Know?

John Otto on a trail with his horse and burro

John Otto's efforts almost a century ago continue to help visitors experience Colorado National Monument. Of the 40 miles of trails available to hikers in the monument, many of them were first built by original park custodian John Otto. More...