Winter Road Conditions as of 3pm 12/4/13
Rim Rock Drive is closed from DS Road to Independence Monument Overlook to all traffic, due to hazardous driving conditions from heavy snow and ice. The east and west hills are OPEN, expect slick conditions. Information Hotline: 970-858-3617, ext 402
Colorado National Monument Comes to the Farmers Market
Visit Colorado National Monument On "Main Street"
Come Visit Us at Our Booth at Grand Junction’s Downtown Farmers’ Market
Come visit with Colorado National Monument staff as we host a booth each Thursday evening at the American National Bank Farmers’ Market throughout the summer. Monument staff will be available to help you plan your next visit to the Monument, answer questions, provide information about ranger guided talks and walks and Junior Ranger programs for kids aged 5-12.
Colorado National Monument Annual Park Passes, Interagency Senior Passes will be for sale at the booth as well as Interagency Access Passes. Also available for purchase will be several specialty products from the Colorado National Monument Association’s bookstore located in the Monument’s Visitor Center. Among the featured items are the new colorful 2009 Colorado National Monument t-shirts and ball caps, hiking guide, the 2010 Colorado National Monument Calendar, and bottles of water with Colorado National Monument’s own logo.
The Monument’s booth is located near the intersection of 4th and Main Streets. The booth is easy to find. Just look for the bright green canopy and the park ranger staff.
For additional information about activities and services within Colorado National Monument stop in at the Monument’s Visitor Center, visit our website at www.nps.gov/colm or call 970 – 858-3617 ext. 360.
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...