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

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    National Monument Colorado

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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?

Independence Monument

Independence Monument is all that remains of a continuous ridge that once formed a wall between Monument and Wedding Canyons. A cap of durable Kayenta rock has protected this picturesque 450 feet (137 meters) high monolith from the relentless erosion that carried away the surrounding rock.