Enjoy a Picnic
There are several great locations to choose from to enjoy a picnic at Colorado National Monument.
Devils Kitchen Picnic Area by the East Entrance has picnic tables, a shade shelter, charcoal grills, a drinking fountain, bathrooms and garbage/recycling.
Saddlehorn Picnic Area near the Visitor Center has picnic tables, charcoal grills, a drinking fountain, bathrooms and garbage/recycling.
There are also a few tables under a shade shelter at the Visitor Center, with nearby drinking fountains, bathrooms and garbage/recycling.
Devils Ktichen Picnic Area and Saddlehorn Picnic Area can be reserved for special events, permits and fees apply.
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