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 […]

2014 Annual meeting your chance to join or renew CNMA membership

Posted by  admincnma June 11th, 2014

Road Construction and bridge closure on Highway 340

Posted by  admincnma June 6th, 2014

Road Construction along Highway 340 has closed a bridge just west of 20 Road and Broadway making it impossible to complete the 40-mile Colorado National Monument bicycle loop. The good news is; you can still access all the hiking trails and all of Rim Rock Drive, although you may have to plan an alternate route […]