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

    Colorado

    National Monument Colorado

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  • Visitor Center is OPEN 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Daily

    Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.

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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?

Independence Monument

Colorado National Monument's Independence Monument is 450 feet tall from its base to its top. The top of Independence Monument is 5,739 feet in elevation.