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

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    Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.

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June 23, 2014
Superintendent rescinds ban on hazardous material transportation
Superintendent rescinds ban on hazardous materials transportation on Rim Rock Drive but will be engaging the community and affected stakeholders on the issue in coming weeks.

February 10, 2014
Listening Sessions Summary Report for Colorado National Monument Available- Additional Meetings Planned for March
Colorado National Monument today released a report that summarizes information gathered at public workshops conducted last summer regarding use of the national park site. CDR Associates, a respected Colorado mediation group, facilitated the sessions in Fruita, Grand Junction and Glade Park in July and August 2013. CDR produced the report for the National Park Service (NPS).

June 21, 2013
Listening sessions to explore visitor activities at Colorado National Monument
The public is invited to attend meetings to explore the future of visitor activities at Colorado National Monument. Meetings will be held in Fruita and Grand Junction.

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Desert bighorn sheep

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