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    Rim Rock Drive

    Historic Rim Rock Drive
    Travel all 23 miles of Rim Rock Drive to gain a bird's eye view of the canyons. Stop at the scenic overlooks along the way for photo opportunities and interpretive signs.

     
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    Hiking
    Choose from over 40 miles of maintained trails. From short and easy to long and strenuous, find a trail that is just right for you!

     
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    Camping
    Enjoy the comforts of Saddlehorn Campground or get a permit for backcountry camping.

     
    Jr. Ranger

    For Kids
    Become a Jr. Ranger, check out a backpack, explore the trails and more.

     
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    Ranger Programs
    Join us for daily ranger programs throughout the monument starting in June.

     
    Saddlehorn Visitor Center

    Saddlehorn Visitor Center
    Don't miss the visitor center with rangers to talk to, exhibits to look at, movies to watch, and books for sale.

     
    Bicycling

    Bicycling
    You may see bicycles on the road during your visit, or you may be riding! Please check out our bicycle regulations and suggested rides.

     
    Desert Bighorn Sheep

    Wildlife
    Desert bighorn sheep and collared lizards are two examples of wildlife you may see here.

     
    Photography

    Photography
    A photographers playground, catch the glow of sunrise on the canyon walls.

     
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    Picnics
    Bring your lunch and enjoy one of our several picnic areas.

     
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    Rock Climbing
    Rock climbing is allowed here, check out the monument's climbing rules and regulations.

     
    Mt. Garfield

    Nearby Attractions
    The Grand Valley has lots to offer. Find more information on your next destination.

    Last updated: September 10, 2022

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    1750 Rim Rock Drive
    Fruita , CO 81521

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    970 858-2800

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