Operating Hours & Seasons

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Saddlehorn Visitor Center

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Colorado National Monument is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For updates on storm or temporary closures call the park hotline at (970) 858-3617 ext 350. At times, Rim Rock Drive may close due to rock slides, snow, or other events. The park hotline is the best way to get the most current updates.

Visitor Center hours:

Standard visitor center hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with extended hours in the spring and summer months, typically April through September, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day (December 25th), and New Year's Day (January 1st).

Campground Hours:
The campground is open year round, 24 hours a day. B and C loops close for the winter season, and A loop is open all year.


The bookstore is operated by the Colorado National Monument Association.

Saddlehorn Campground is open year-round.

Last updated: June 17, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1750 Rim Rock Drive
Fruita, CO 81521


970 858-2800

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