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

    Colorado

    National Monument Colorado

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Monument Canyon
Monument Canyon. Walk up to a monolith on the Monument Canyon Trail.
Sally Bellacqua
 
coke ovens
Coke Ovens. Discover the Coke Ovens Trail 3.8 miles (6.1 km) east of the visitor center.
Sally Bellacqua
 
Bighorn sheep and collared lizard
Watch for bighorn sheep on steep slopes and the collared lizard on the canyon floor.

Did You Know?

Rim Rock Drive

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...