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

    Colorado

    National Monument Colorado

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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)

Mail:
Fee Waiver Coordinator

Colorado National Monument
Fruita, CO 81521

Phone: 970-858-3617 x300
Fax: 970-858-0372

Did You Know?

John Otto on a trail with his horse and burro

John Otto's efforts almost a century ago continue to help visitors experience Colorado National Monument. Of the 40 miles of trails available to hikers in the monument, many of them were first built by original park custodian John Otto. More...