Proud of our local authors

Posted by  admincnma September 11th, 2014

What is a bookstore without books? What comes to mind when you see the words local author? A cowboy poet? Some reclusive scribe living anonymously in a cave? An investigative reporter sleuthing secrets of socialites? Colorado National Monument is situated between the desirable western Colorado recreational and retirement communities of Fruita and Grand Junction and can […]

CNMA adds popular oval sticker to bookstore merchandise

Posted by  admincnma August 14th, 2014

Time was when expatriates living in Europe were required to sport a vinyl USA sticker on the bumper of their automobile.  This included American military personal stationed or posted in say, Germany or France.   It was a mark of distinction as well as a way to stereotype, label, and brand. While driving in traffic, it […]

The park is always open

Posted by  admincnma July 17th, 2014

If you phone the main line at Colorado National Monument, you will hear the message, “the park is always open for you to enjoy.” While this is true of 20,000 acres of red rock, sandy soil and juniper trees, it is not possible for buildings and offices to remain open 24 X 7. The visitor […]

Every Fourth of July, John Otto and Independence Monument

Posted by  admincnma June 30th, 2014

  It’s coming!    The most feted day at Colorado National Monument. The most quoted, iconic, traditional custom in the oral and written history of the founding of Colorado National Monument and rock-climbing, including these key themes: The Fourth of July Independence Day John Otto Flag Raising In the words of Karla Tanner, Chief of […]

Great new books at the visitor center bookstore

Posted by  admincnma June 15th, 2014

How long has it been since you stopped by the Colorado National Monument Association bookstore at the visitor center? We recently added several great books to our inventory. Here are a couple ranger picks courtesy of Superintendent Lisa Eckert and Chief of Interpretation Karla Tanner.   Superintendent Lisa Eckert shares: This book was a gift to […]