Colorado National Monument Trails

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Colorado National Monument-Saddlehorn Campground :: Fruita, CO

Saddlehorn Campground is near many park features and hosts a few features of its own. After climbing out of the valley below, veer left around the Saddlehorn (it really does look like the horn of a saddle) and enter the campground. The whole camp

Colorado National Monument :: Fruita, CO

One of the must-do rides in Colorado, this loop takes you from the flatland near Grand Junction into the spectacular Colorado National Monument, a world of red cliffs and pinnacles of sandstone jutting into the sky, on an amazingly well-engineered an

Colorado National Monument :: Grand Junction, CO

The ride starts at Riverside Park, which is about a mile west of downtown Grand Junction. Before heading to the park, make sure to check out the eclectic downtown street art. The collection is a mix of permanent and temporary pieces, ranging from w

Rim Rock Drive: Colorado National Monument :: Grand Junction, CO

This 22-mile drive explores the sandstone rim and canyons of Colorado National Monument on the northern edge of the Uncompahgre Plateau

Serpent's Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Serpent's Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 5,045 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,023 feet. The Serpen

Bench Route :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Bench Route is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 4.4 miles long and begins at 4,808 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,617 feet. Near the end o

Alcove Nature Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Alcove Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 5,803 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 218 feet. Near the

Coke Ovens Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Coke Ovens Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 5,962 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 452 feet. Along the t

Ute Garden Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Ute Garden Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 6,458 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 393 feet. Near the tr

Liberty Cap Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Liberty Cap Trail is a hiking trail in Redlands, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 6.6 miles long and begins at 4,775 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,188 feet. The Wildwo

Ute Canyon Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Ute Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at 6,442 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,474 feet. The Ute C

Ccc :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Ccc is a hiking and horse trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 6,136 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 491 feet. The Monument C

Monument Canyon Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Monument Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Redlands, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 5.7 miles long and begins at 4,717 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,917 feet. The Mo

Corkscrew :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Corkscrew is a hiking and horse trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 5,547 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,295 feet. Near t

Fenceline :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Fenceline is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 4,808 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 651 feet.

Canyon Rim Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Canyon Rim Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 5,784 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 440 feet. Near the tr

Black Ridge Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Black Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area and Colorado National Monument. It is 5.5 miles long and begins at 6,518 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.0 miles wit

Window Rock Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Window Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 5,713 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 96 feet. The Saddleh

Otto's Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Otto's Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 5,833 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 148 feet. Near the trailh

Devil's Kitchen Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

Devil's Kitchen Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 5,048 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 581 feet. The Se

The Ribbon :: Colorado National Monument, CO

The Ribbon is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 6,653 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,917 fe

No Thorouhfare Canyon Trail :: Colorado National Monument, CO

No Thorouhfare Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 6,849 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 317 feet.

Square Tower Trail: Hovenweep National Monument :: Cortez, CO

The Square Tower Trail in Hovenweep National Monument is an excellent adventure for families. This 1.75-mile round-trip hike takes hikers for a short journey around the rim of Little Ruin Canyon and offers beautiful views of the ruins located in the

Kodels Canyon :: Glade Park, CO

Kodels Canyon Trail actually begins in the BLM’s McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area and travels into the Colorado National Monument near its west entrance. A one-mile hike from the parking area will take you into a desert wilderness with very

County Road 300a :: Browns Canyon National Monument, CO

County Road 300a is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in , Colorado. It is within Browns Canyon National Monument and San Isabel National Forest. It is 8.3 miles long and begins at 7,663 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 16.6 miles with a

1435 :: Browns Canyon National Monument, CO

1435 is a hiking and biking trail in , Colorado. It is within Browns Canyon National Monument and San Isabel National Forest. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 9,564 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.0 miles with a total elevation gain

Cutthroat Castle Trail :: Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, CO

Cutthroat Castle Trail is a hiking trail in Montezuma County, Colorado. It is within Hovenweep National Monument - Cutthroat Units and Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 5,837 feet altitude. Traveling the en

Serpents Trail :: Glade Park, CO

Once dubbed the “Crookedest Road in the World,” this trail is now on the National Register of Historic Structures. John Otto was the man responsible for creating the Colorado National Monument in 1911. As its founding father, he single-handedly built

Sand Canyon :: Cortez, CO

Characterized by sandstone canyons and broad mesas, the southwestern corner of Colorado features a variety of prehistoric cliff dwellings and ruins. The best known of these archaeological sites are found in Mesa Verde National Park and Hovenweep Nati

Rattlesnake Canyon Arches Trail :: Fruita, CO

Seven major sandstone arches display their age, majesty, and delicacy on this great hike into Black Ridge Wilderness Area. The 75,550-acre wilderness forms the core of the BLM’s 123,000 acre McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, which was desig

Monument Canyon :: Grand Junction, CO

The Monument Canyon Trail is one of many trails that were built in the early 1900s by John Otto, a humble, soft-spoken, some would say eccentric man who once lived in what is now Colorado National Monument. Otto was a recluse who preferred to live al

Trail to Hackberry and Horseshoe Pueblos :: Hovenweep National Monument - Holly Unit, CO

Trail to Hackberry and Horseshoe Pueblos is a hiking trail in Colorado and Utah. It is within Rare Lizard and Snake Instant Study Area, Hovenweep National Monument - Square Tower Unit, and Hovenweep National Monument - Holly Unit. It is 3.4 miles lon

Monument Canyon Trail :: Grand Junction, CO

The Colorado National Monument is one of the least visited monuments in the United States, yet it’s only minutes from the largest population center in Western Colorado, Grand Junction. Operated by the National Park Service, it rises from the Colora

Turkey Flats :: Glade Park, CO

A small section of public land on Glade Park above the Colorado National Monument is managed by the Grand Mesa National Forest. It’s situated in a beautiful aspen grove at 8,400 feet in elevation and it’s a great place to escape the summer heat in th

Devils Kitchen :: Glade Park, CO

Devils Kitchen is a great place for the entire family to play. A short out-and-back hike makes this an easy, quick way to explore the fascinating geology of the Colorado National Monument. Devils Kitchen Trail is a short out-and-back hike that will i

Great Kiva Trail :: Chimney Rock National Monument, CO

Great Kiva Trail is a hiking trail in Archuleta County, Colorado. It is within Chimney Rock National Monument. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 7,410 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 169 feet. Ne

Monument Gulch Road :: Roosevelt National Forest, CO

Monument Gulch Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Roosevelt National Forest. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 8,260 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of

Monument Gulch Road :: Roosevelt National Forest, CO

Monument Gulch Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Roosevelt National Forest. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 7,908 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.2 miles with a total elevation gain

Monument Gulch Way :: Roosevelt National Forest, CO

Monument Gulch Way is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Roosevelt National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 8,163 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles with a total elevation gain o

Pot Creek Trail :: Dinosaur National Monument, CO

Pot Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Moffat County, Colorado. It is within Dinosaur National Monument. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 5,226 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 170 feet. The Pot Cr

Plug Hat Butte Trail :: Dinosaur National Monument, CO

Plug Hat Butte Trail is a hiking trail in Moffat County, Colorado. It is within Dinosaur National Monument. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 7,018 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 237 feet. Near

County Road 161 :: Dinosaur National Monument, CO

County Road 161 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Moffat County, Colorado. It is within Dinosaur National Monument and Bull Canyon Wilderness Study Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 6,261 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8

Miners Draw Road :: Dinosaur National Monument, CO

Miners Draw Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Colorado and Utah. It is within Dinosaur National Monument. It is 12.0 miles long and begins at 7,619 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 24.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,55

Harper's Corner Trail :: Dinosaur National Monument, CO

Harper's Corner Trail is a hiking trail in Moffat County, Colorado. It is within Dinosaur National Monument. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 7,579 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 528 feet. Near

County Road E0007 :: Comanche National Grassland, CO

County Road E0007 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in New Mexico, Colorado, and Oklahoma. It is within Comanche National Grassland. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 4,439 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total eleva

West Monument Creek Trail 713 :: Pike National Forest, CO

West Monument Creek Trail 713 is a hiking trail in El Paso County, Colorado. It is within Pike National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 7,117 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,138 feet.

Petrified Forest Loop :: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, CO

Petrified Forest Loop is a hiking trail in Teller County, Colorado. It is within Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. It is a mile long and begins at 8,387 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 190

Hornbek Wildlie Loop :: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, CO

Hornbek Wildlie Loop is a hiking trail in Teller County, Colorado. It is within Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 8,366 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 7

Rock Creek Trail :: Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, CO

Rock Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Montezuma County, Colorado. It is within Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 5,492 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.5 miles with a total

East Rock Creek Trail :: Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, CO

East Rock Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Montezuma County, Colorado. It is within Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. It is 5.1 miles long and begins at 5,442 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.1 miles with a t