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


    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.

Saddlehorn Amphitheater

The Saddlehorn Amphitheater is a large, open seating area with a small stage at the front.

1. Event participants must park in the Saddlehorn Picnic parking lot.

2. The trail to the amphitheater is partially paved but NOT accessible to those with mobility limitations or wheelchairs.

Saddlehorn Amphitheater
Saddlehorn Amphitheater

Did You Know?

climbers on Independence Monument

Each Independence Day, local climbers scale the iconic Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument and raise an American flag on top. This tradition dates back to early park promoter John Otto, whose route up Independence Monument climbers still follow.