Every Fourth of July, John Otto and Independence Monument

  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 …

Road Construction and bridge closure on Highway 340

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 …