Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily, Visitor Center is OPEN New Years Day.
Please drive safely! Winter driving conditions may exist on park roadways. Call 970-858-3617, Extension 402 for a current road report. Trails are covered by a few inches of snow in most locations.
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.
Did You Know?
With a large head and powerful jaws, the collared lizard is a carnivore. If you wonder why this lizard will hang around long enough for you to take its picture, know that the lizard is protecting its territory! More...