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  • Colorado National Monument

    Monument Rocks

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Independence Monument Viewpoint
    • Fees: Free program, park entrance fees apply
    Friday, August 17, 2018

    Everyday from 06/29/2018 to 09/29/2018

    Learn about the formation of the spectacular Independence Monument rock formation and other interesting geologic aspects of Monument Canyon. Meet at Independence Monument Viewpoint. Please inquire at the visitor center for updated schedule information.

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  • Colorado National Monument

    Up Close and Personal

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Saddlehorn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free program, park entrance fees apply
    Friday, August 17, 2018

    Everyday from 06/29/2018 to 09/29/2018

    Meet with a Ranger on the back porch of the visitor center to learn more about the monument. Topics may include: geology, history, wildlife and paleontology. Please inquire at the visitor center for updated schedule information and possible cancellations.

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  • Colorado National Monument

    Evening Program

    • Location: Loop C shelter in Saddlehorn Campground
    • Fees: Free Program, park entrance fees apply
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/30/2018 to 09/29/2018

    Explore the exciting desert evenings of the monument while learning about the many natural and cultural stories of this landscape. Please inquire at the visitor center for topics and times (varies throughout the year due to change in sunset time.)

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  • Colorado National Monument

    Ranger's Choice

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Book Cliffs View shelter
    • Fees: Free program, park entrance fees apply
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 07/14/2018 to 09/29/2018

    Join a ranger at the Book Cliffs View shelter for the 1:00-2:00 pm program and Loop C shelter area (across from Window Rock Trailhead parking) for the evening program. Topics range from history to wildlife to geology and fossils.

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  • Colorado National Monument

    Canyon Rim Walk

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: Saddlehorn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free program, park entrance fees apply
    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    Meet at the visitor center for a stroll along the Canyon Rim Trail. Beautiful rock formations and spectacular distant views await! 1 mile/1.6 kilometers round trip.

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Go to the Ranger-led Activities page to see what programs are offered daily.

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Mailing Address:

1750 Rim Rock Drive
Fruita, CO 81521

Phone:

(970) 858-3617 x360

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