Academic Fee Waiver
Fee waiver requests for Colorado National Monument are processed by the Fee Waiver Coordinator. To qualify for a fee waiver, the purpose of the visit must be educational rather than recreational and must be related directly to the resources of the area. Please submit requests at least 3 weeks prior to your scheduled visit.
Requests for fee waivers must be made by a recognized educational institution on school letterhead. The letter must include information regarding the specific educational purpose of the trip (i.e. class curriculum or content standards addressed), the date of the scheduled trip, and the number of students, teachers, and chaperones participating.
Please note that camping fees are not waived for educational groups.
Download Academic Fee Waiver application here. (133 KB pdf)
Colorado National Monument
Did You Know?
Independence Monument is all that remains of a continuous ridge that once formed a wall between Monument and Wedding Canyons. A cap of durable Kayenta rock has protected this picturesque 450 feet (137 meters) high monolith from the relentless erosion that carried away the surrounding rock.