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

    Colorado

    National Monument Colorado

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Hiking

Colorado National Monument's trails offer many opportunities for hikers. Bird watchers and photographers discover the splendor that they traveled so far to find. Hikes range from only 0.25 mile to over 14 miles. Click here for a hiking brochure.
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Hiking Lower Monument Canyon Trail
Hiking Lower Monument Trail.

Did You Know?

Desert bighorn sheep

Desert bighorn sheep are considered a separate subspecies from their rocky mountain bighorn cousins. After many generations in a land of little rain, desert bighorns have adapted a special talent for lasting several days without water. More...