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14 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~2100 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Colorado National Monument Topo Map

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Liberty Cap Trail (CNM)


  • Start of Liberty Cap Trail in Colorado National Monument

Activities & Features


Liberty Cap Trail is a tough hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that features incredible canyon scenery and wildlife viewing. The monument says this "trail ascends steeply for 2 miles from the Grand Valley floor to Liberty Cap rock sculpture. Trail winds across gently sloping Monument Mesa through pinyon-juniper forest and sagebrush flats for the final 5.0 miles"

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Contact: Colorado National Monument 1750 Rim Rock Drive Fruita, CO 81521

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