Winter Road Conditions as of 3pm 12/4/13
Rim Rock Drive is closed from DS Road to Independence Monument Overlook to all traffic, due to hazardous driving conditions from heavy snow and ice. The east and west hills are OPEN, expect slick conditions. Information Hotline: 970-858-3617, ext 402
Colorado National Monument is constantly striving to make your visit more enjoyable by making facilities as accessible as possible. This webpage provides descriptions of the accessible facilities, services, and opportunities in the park. Many changes and improvements are in the works and we will implement them as we can.
To download a brochure and map of accessible facilities click here.
If you have accessibility questions not answered by this guide, please call the park's information center at 970-858-3617 x360 or x300 Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. mountain time, or e-mail us.
Entrance Fees - General Information
The pass provides access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers (not to exceed four adults) in a non-commercial vehicle. Children under 16 are admitted free.
The Access Pass provides a 50 percent discount on fees for some facilities and services such as camping and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where these fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.
The pass can only be obtained in person at a park and documentation is required. Acceptable documentation includes statement by a licensed physician; document issued by federal agency such as the Veteran's Administration, Social Security Disability Income, or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a state agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency.
Entrance Fees - Colorado National Monument (COLM) Information
All passes are available year round at park entrance stations and seasonally at the Farmer's Market. For more information, see the Fees and Passes page.
Emergency Phone Number: 911
Did You Know?
Colorado National Monument is located near the northeast corner of the Colorado Plateau, an arid semi-desert region located between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Basin of Nevada. The average elevation of the entire Colorado Plateau is over 5,000 feet! More...