Rim Rock Drive is OPEN - Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Please drive safely! Winter driving conditions exist on park roadways. Call 970-858-3617 Extension 402 for a current road report. Trails are covered by 5"-10" of snow in most locations.
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?
Each Independence Day, local climbers scale the iconic Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument and raise an American flag on top. This tradition dates back to early park promoter John Otto, whose route up Independence Monument climbers still follow.