• 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.

Photography

Vistas
Pipe Organ and the Coke Ovens in Winter
Photos by Page Merrifield
 

A great place for Sunrise is Grand View.

A nice spot for sunset is Book Cliffs View.

Find these viewpoints on the park map.

Download the Sunrise and Sunset Times.

Check out the Photo Gallery for inspiration.

Did You Know?

John Otto on a trail with his horse and burro

John Otto's efforts almost a century ago continue to help visitors experience Colorado National Monument. Of the 40 miles of trails available to hikers in the monument, many of them were first built by original park custodian John Otto. More...