• 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.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Colorado National Monument is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Visitor Center hours: Open DAILY 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Starting May 1, 2014: Open hours will be: 8am to 6pm



 

The visitor center is closed on December 25.

The bookstore is operated by the Colorado National Monument Association.

Saddlehorn Campground is open year round.

 
Saddlehorn Visitor Center
Saddlehorn Visitor Center
 

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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...