• 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.

Support Your Park

If you are looking for ways to help support Colorado National Monument in its efforts to preserve and protect the spectacular natural and cultural features, consider joining the Colorado National Monument Association (CNMA). CNMA exists solely for the purpose of supporting Colorado National Monument. Follow the navigation links on the left to become a member and to buy books and gifts.

Colorado National Monument Association is a non-profit educational organization working in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS). The CNMA uses proceeds from its bookstore to support interpretive and educational programs and to fund research projects.

Visit their website at: http://www.coloradonma.org

Did You Know?

John Otto on a trail with his horse and burro

John Otto's efforts almost a century ago continue to help visitors experience Colorado National Monument. Of the 40 miles of trails available to hikers in the monument, many of them were first built by original park custodian John Otto. More...