Walks and Talks Series

Are you in hibernation mode for the winter months?
Do cold weather and snow keep you indoors?
There is an abundance of wonderful, winter hiking that you are missing out on!
Join Rod Martinez, local photographer and author, as he shares his expertise on…

The Best Winter Hikes in the Grand Valley.

Saturday, December 15th at 11:00 a.m. 

Martinez will discuss great winter hiking within Colorado National Monument and beyond. He will also go into how to safely hike on snow and ice out on the trails.

Reservations are required as space is limited within the visitor center’s theatre. 

December 15th is also the Colorado National Monument Association’s Holiday Open House, so join us for light refreshments and some holiday shopping. During the month of December CNMA members receive a 20% discount on all merchandise excluding artwork. We hope to see you there! *9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.*

For more information on all programs or to reserve your spot, call (970) 858-3617 ext 360.


All programs are open to the public and free of charge. There is an entrance fee of $15 per vehicle to Colorado National Monument or use your annual pass. Participants on hikes will be required to sign an acknowledgment of Risk Liability Waiver.


All events are sponsored by the National Park Service at Colorado National Monument. Support is provided by Colorado National Monument Association, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit educational organization which helps support educational, scientific, historic, and research projects at Colorado National Monument. CNMA membership helps support educational programs at Colorado National Monument.