Sojourns celebrates the 2016 NPS Centennial

It’s here! The latest volume of Sojourns magazine. Featuring landscapes of the Colorado Plateau and celebrating the 2016 Centennial of the National Park Service. Feast your eyes on all the WPA posters within – and especially the two-page spread of Colorado National Monument with article and vintage photographs courtesy of …

Meet the Ranger – Nick Myers

Nick Myers, Colorado National Monument Lead Park Ranger, knows national parks.  In his thirteen year career with the National Park Service, he’s worked at eleven national parks. That’s a lot, even by NPS standards.  Of course his current favorite is Colorado National Monument, but asked about his all-time favorite, it …

Monumental Images

By Denise & Steve Hight Local businesses and organizations have used images of Colorado National Monument in their marketing and promotions ever since the Monument was established in 1911. Quite a few local businesses have the word Monument in their name, and others feature backdrops of the Monument in their …

A true pipe dream: Fruita and Colorado National Monument

By Denise Hight – Operations Manager, Fruitans love Colorado National Monument. Only a few short miles from Fruita, its breathtaking scenery awaits us when we drive our cars or ride bicycles along Rim Rock Drive. Local residents and tourists alike camp, hike, and picnic in its canyons. Many of us …