Visitor Center is OPEN 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Daily
Alcove Nature Trail CLOSED for reconstruction until further notice.
Traffic delays near the West (Fruita) Entrance on State Highway 340
Traffic delays on Colorado State Highway 340 (near the west entrance) will occur throughout the month of June. Call the road construction hotline 970-314-5540 for more details.
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?
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