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

    Colorado

    National Monument Colorado

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  • Visitor Center is OPEN 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Daily

    Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.

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.

 
Picnic near the Visitor Center
Visitors enjoying a picnic near Saddlehorn Visiotr Center.

Did You Know?

Golden eagle

When desperate, golden eagles can take down animals as large as bighorn sheep or mule deer. Golden eagles can be seen in and around Colorado National Monument. More...