Colorado National Monument


Tourists Dig It: Digging For Dinosaurs In Colorado

The sounds of hammers hitting prehistoric rock and children’s laughter rise with the dust and heat haze between two hills in the Colorado desert.


Colorado National Monument (credit: CBS)

Colorado National Monument Keeping Designation

Colorado National Monument won’t be up for consideration as a new national park in the near future.


Mountain biking in the Grand Valley (credit: CBS)

Mountain Biking In Grand Valley Gains In Popularity

For many years the mecca of mountain biking has been Moab, Utah. But right now, there is possibly a shift in the balance of power in the works. The Fruita area in the Grand Valley is gaining in popularity.


Bent's Fort (credit: Jason Hussong)

Guide To Colorado’s National Monuments And Historic Sites

Before and during the westward expansion of the country, a lot of important and significant events occurred that helped shape the state of Colorado. A host of scenic national monuments, historic sites and trails are now protected, just like Colorado’s four great national parks, to preserve their importance and natural beauty.

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Colorado National Monument (credit: CBS)

Group Formed To Study Upgrading Colorado Monument

A community group has been formed to explore upgrading the Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction to a national park.


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Tipton: Community Must Rally To Change Monument

Colorado congressman Scott Tipton says efforts to upgrade the Colorado National Monument to a national park should be driven by the community.


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Colorado National Monument Increasing Entrance Fees

Entrance fees at Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction are going up.


Colorado National Monument (credit: CBS)

Local Groups Want Say Into Monument Upgrade

A group that advocates for western Colorado issues says any legislation to designate Colorado National Monument as a national park should meet with local approval before it’s introduced.


Visitors will find epic views covering 1.7 billion years of geological history in the Colorado National Monument. (credit: CBS)

Colorado National Monument Offers Stunning Escape

Located between Grand Junction and Fruita is a series of six canyons which make up the Colorado National Monument. The monument offers stunning, colorful, epic views.



Colorado Getaways Celebrates 25 Years

This weekend Colorado Getaways kicks off a new season, one that will be filled with stories that reflect on what’s changed since the series first hit the airwaves.





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