The Heart of the World

Colorado National Monument preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. But this treasure is much more than a monument. Towering monoliths exist within a vast plateau and canyon panorama. You can experience sheer-walled, red rock canyons along the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive, where you may spy bighorn sheep and soaring eagles.

The Your Pass Now logo over a photo of bighorn sheep on a rocky slope

Entrance Passes Now Available On-line

Visitors can now pre-purchase annual and seven day passes for Colorado National Monument.

NPS snow plow clearing snow on Rim Rock Drive

Winter Storm Response Plan

Information on developing storms and temporary road closures can be found at Colorado National Monument's Winter Hotline 970-858-3617 X350.

2 people by tent with snow on ground. Some sites are available by reservation March - October.

Opportunities for Camping

20 sites in loop A are open year round, first-come first-served basis (spring and fall loops B and C may be open;summer all loops are open).

Bookstore showing display shelves full of merchandise including books, maps and other supplies.


Get books, maps, and other materials to help you plan your visit.

Last updated: October 15, 2019

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Mailing Address:

1750 Rim Rock Drive
Fruita, CO 81521


(970) 858-3617 x360

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