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

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    National Monument Colorado

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    Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.

Tunnels

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There are three tunnels on Rim Rock Drive: two tunnels on the west side and one on the east side of the park. Please keep your vehicle lights and/or bicycle lights on while traveling through the tunnels.

#1 West Lower Tunnel

This tunnel is 236 feet long. Clearance above lanes of traffic ranges from a low point of 11'5" at a point two feet inside the curbs to a maximum of 16'1" above the centerline of the road.

#2 West Upper Tunnel

This tunnel is 182 feet long. Clearance above lanes of traffic ranges from a low point of 11'5" at a point two feet inside the curbs to a maximum of 16'1" above the centerline of the road.

#3 East Tunnel

This tunnel is 530 feet long. Clearance above lanes of traffic ranges from a low point of 11'5" at a point two feet inside the curbs to a maximum of 16'1" above the centerline of the road.

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