Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily, Visitor Center is OPEN New Years Day.
Please drive safely! Winter driving conditions may exist on park roadways. Call 970-858-3617, Extension 402 for a current road report. Trails are covered by a few inches of snow in most locations.
The Colorado National Monument Association (CNMA) is a 501(C)3 non-profit educational organization working in cooperation with the National Park Service.
The CNMA uses proceeds from its bookstore to support interpretive programs at Colorado National Monument and support educational outreach programs, to fund research projects, and to heighten the educational experience of the visitor by providing modestly priced or free informational materials.
The CNMA offers special programs and a periodic newsletter to its members. Members also enjoy a discount at the CNMA bookstore, and discounts at other cooperating association bookstores in National Park Service sites nationwide.
Did You Know?
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.