Upper Section of Rim Rock Drive Reopens
Wednesday, December 14 at 3:00 p.m., Colorado National Monument will reopen the upper section of Rim Rock Drive from DS Road to Independence Monument Overlook to all traffic. Today, the Upper Section of Rim Rock Drive was plowed, sanded, and cleared of 4 inches of snow.
Expect winter driving conditions. Please use caution. Some patches of snow and ice may still exist.
Information on future developing storms and temporary road closures can be found by calling Colorado National Monument's Winter Information Hotline at 970-858-3617, ext 402
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...