nature trips


wild flowers



kid friendly

trail running

no dogs

dogs on leash

The Heart of the World Colorado National Monument preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. But this treasure is much more than a monument. Towering monoliths exist within a vast plateau and canyon panorama. You can experience sheer-walled, red rock canyons along the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive, where you may spy bighorn sheep and soaring eagles.

7 days ago

My daughter and I hiked on snowy so awesome!!! We will coming back again on summer

1 month ago

Great hike that leads into the monument and Kodel mine entrance.

Great early December hike. Some muddy spots but overall a great time. Dog was off leash the whole time and didn't have any issues.

2 months ago

Great hike! Beautiful scenery! Downfall too much horse poop EVERYWHERE!

Great for kids!

the hiking it self is perfect! the trail heads are a little anticlimactic lol great day long hike

3 months ago

Great when short on time. Beautiful scenery and amazing pics.

4 months ago

well defined trail with great views of the valley. A perfect morning hike!

4 months ago

Really beautiful, lots of places to adventure off the trail to catch some different views without getting lost. Trail was well-defined and an easy out-and-back walk. Absolutely recommended.

scenic driving
4 months ago

Thought I would be doing a quick drive-through, ended up staying for 6 hours. Really beautiful, absolutely recommended. Permit was $10 at the gate (and good for a week if you wanted to stay longer). I did the serpent's trail off the road which has some really awesome views as well.

4 months ago

We stopped by this park on our way to Arches NP. We were blown away by how pretty and secluded it was. Visitors must read up about John Otto while there- an amazing conservationist whom spent his life fighting for the preservation of this amazing landscape. Otto's trail is an easy hike to an incredible overlook of several formations. Must-visit park.

amazing geography! will never forget this hike

4 months ago

Awesome views and some pretty cool "off the trail sights to see. Would definitely go back.