National Monuments

A group of hikers peer into a red-rock canyon

Colorado's home to nine national monuments that highlight the state's ancient and more recent history.


Colorado's nine national monuments include Browns Canyon, Colorado National Monument, Chimney Rock, Canyons of the Ancients, Dinosaur, Florissant Fossil Beds, Hovenweep, Yucca House and Camp Hale-Continental Divide National Monument.

From hiking to fossil finding and wildlife watching, all the state's monuments offer unique experiences for visitors.

Read more about all there is to see and do at these nine monuments.