Overview

Just 15 minutes from the Grand Junction airport, Colorado National Monument's spectacular sites include sheer-walled canyons, monoliths, colorful formations, bighorn sheep, and soaring eagles that reflect the environment and history of plateau-and-canyon country.  Learn more with exciting ranger programs, and enjoy 45 miles of hiking trails, camp at Saddlehorn Campground, or take a scenic bike or drive on the historic 23-mile Rim Rock Drive. 

Entrance fees help preserve the visitor experience within the monument by supporting maintenance for  visitor amenities such as trails, restrooms, campground sites, and safety measures.

Winter, spring, summer, or fall-whichever season you are visiting-come discover the monument and let the adventure begin!

Amenities
General Information: Dates Closed: The visitor center is closed on December 25., Hours of Operation: The national monument is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visitor center: Summer hours: 8am-6pm. Offseason: shorter hours of operation that may vary.
Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Visa
Rate Information: Cost of Admission: Pass Rates are $5 - $40