Rim Rock Drive scenic road overlooks viewpoints vista points in Colorado National Monument
Rim Rock Drive is a 23-mile stretch of road crossing the rugged terrain of Colorado National Monument. The drive delivers dizzying cliff's edge views and is a memorable part of any visit to the park. The winding roadway plots an improbable course along the rim of Monument Canyon. Nineteen overlooks and fourteen trails are along the drive, which is the main artery through the park. Rim... Read more.
Tagged with · Desert Canyons · Fruita · Grand Junction
By: Published: Last updated: April 19, 2018
Balanced Rock Colorado National Monument
Balanced Rock is a natural attractions in Colorado National Monument, similar to Balanced Rock in Arches National Park. The defiant sandstone statue stands at the edge of a bluff and is easy to see from a turnout along Rim Rock Drive. Those entering the park through the west entrance near the city of Fruita, should make Balanced Rock View their first stop. The formation is also visible from... Read more.
Tagged with · Fruita · Grand Junction
By: Published: Last updated: April 19, 2018
Saddlehorn Campground Colorado National Monument
Saddlehorn Campground is the only campground in Colorado National Monument, and is well located within the park. This 80-site campground is adjacent to the park visitor center and several hiking options are nearby, including Window Rock Trail, Alcove Nature Trail, and Canyon Rim Trail. Saddlehorn Campground is situated on a high bluff overlooking the cities of Fruita and Redlands to the... Read more.
Tagged with · Fruita · Grand Junction · Tent Camping
By: Published: Last updated: January 8, 2019