Our History

The Colorado National Monument Association was first incorporated in 1964 as the Colorado – Black Canyon Natural History Association. In 1977 that organization was reorganized, and we acquired our current name, Colorado National Monument Association.


Colorado National Monument Association (CNMA), a nonprofit organization, exists solely to assist and support Colorado National Monument. Proceeds from our retail operations, memberships, and donations support the monument’s educational, interpretive, and scientific programs.


The tranquility and serenity of the monument cannot help but impress all who stand and listen to its quiet beauty. Come and enjoy Colorado National Monument today.

2019 Banff Film Festival at the Avalon

The Adventure Returns!

2019 Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Two day event: February 23rd and 24th

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Walks and Talks Series
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Saddlehorn Amphitheater Renovation Project
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In addition to the satisfaction of knowing you are supporting important programs and services for visitors of the monument, all members receive a 15% discount on bookstore merchandise and other promotions.

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Order your limited edition COLM jersey today! Call or stop by the visitors center for more information.

Congratulations to our 2018 Calendar Winners!
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