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.
Expect Traffic Delays on Tuesday July 5
On Tuesday, July 5, micro-surfacing repair work along Rim Rock Drive will occur from the East Entrance to the DS Road Turnoff.The repair work will take place between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Park visitors and Glade Park residents can expect 15 minute delays through the road construction work zone. Motorcyclists and bicyclists should expect rough road conditions throughout the day. Bicyclists are reminded that they must obey all flagging stops in the work zone.
Glade Park residents are recommended to use Little Park Road for morning and afternoon commutes to avoid these traffic delays.
The National Park Service, Federal Highway Administration, contractors and subcontractors are all committed to minimizing impacts to visitors and community members. We ask for the public’s understanding and patience while the road work is ongoing.
Please note: Weather, logistics and mechanical failure sometimes may delay work on the project and/or change plans on short notice. The public is invited to visit the park’s website regularly at www.nps.gov/colm for the latest updates and changes or call the park offices at 970-858-3617 ext. 300.
Thank you for your patience.
Did You Know?
Colorado National Monument is located near the northeast corner of the Colorado Plateau, an arid semi-desert region located between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Basin of Nevada. The average elevation of the entire Colorado Plateau is over 5,000 feet! More...