2020 national park free days. Download the official map to find your way around colorado national monument including rim rock road the park s main road trails and visitor center.
Colorado is home to some of the world s most breathtaking scenery and it also boasts some impressive ruins and ancient fossils much of it is protected within the state s national parks and monuments including these eight fabulous places.
Map of colorado national parks and monuments. Bandelier national monument bandelier national monument preserves ancient settlements built by ancestral puebloans between 1150 and 1550 at the base and up the walls of frijoles canyon. Arizona california north california south and central idaho nevada new mexico oregon texas utah wyoming. Best known for its vistas from the 23 mile scenic drive or road bike ride on rim rock drive the park also is a great place to hike watch wildlife such as desert bighorn sheep coyotes and.
Explore our two maps. The unexcavated nature of the site preserves its integrity and beauty for future generations of scientists and visitors. Colorado s national parks monuments grasslands and colorado s national historic sites and landmarks.
Through a continuing tradition of public and private cooperation yucca house national monument preserves one of the largest archeological sites in sw colorado. National parks national monuments and other scenic areas of colorado including black canyon of the gunnison garden of the gods great sand dunes maroon bells mesa verde pikes peak and rocky mountain np. Descriptions trails scenic drives maps photographs and hotel listings.
Colorado national parks and monuments the funding for this project was made possible by the garden club of denver in celebration of the centennials of the national park service and the garden club of denver in 2016. Ranger day august 3. You can even add badges from parks you have visited on past trips.
National monument yucca house cortez co. On the central edge of colorado sits colorado national monument a spectacular crumbling stretch of land filled with decaying red rock and deep canyons. You ll be planning years of colorado vacations.
Switch to colorado hotels map click on the green circles for descriptions of the national parks national monuments and other scenic areas in colorado colorado driving distances overview map of the southwest other state maps. A park finder to discover federal state and local parks national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments. A digital passport to collect badges for different parks and outdoor activities including custom badges for the 61 national parks.
First day of national park week national jr. Today visitors to the monument can get up close and personal with the puebloans feats of engineering. Martin luther king jr.
Choose the west entrance from fruita at the north edge of the park or the east entrance from grand junction at the south edge of the park to access campgrounds public restrooms and picnic.