Rim Rock Drive is OPEN - Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rim Rock Drive is OPEN Be on the lookout for Desert Bighorn Sheep along Rim Rock Drive. There also may be minor traffic delays near the East Entrance over the coming weeks. Watch for construction flaggers on the roadway.
Fee Free Day
Contact: Nick Myers, 970-858-3617
Join Us at Colorado National Monument
Fee-Free Day on Monday, January 21, 2013
FRUITA, CO - Colorado National Monument will waive entrance fees on Monday, January 21, 2013 in recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Colorado National Monument joins the almost 400 other units of the National Park System to acknowledge this special day as part of an initiative to encourage families and individuals to visit and experience the wonders of their national parks. The normal entry fee for a private, non-commercial vehicle to Colorado National Monument is $10 for 7 days. An annual pass can be purchased for $25 that grants entry into the Monument for 12 months.
In addition to waiving entrance fees during this upcoming holiday, Colorado National Monument will also offer free admission on several other days throughout 2013. The additional fee-free dates for the calendar year include:
· April 22-26
· August 25
· September 28
· November 9-11
Did You Know?
When desperate, golden eagles can take down animals as large as bighorn sheep or mule deer. Golden eagles can be seen in and around Colorado National Monument. More...