Otto’s Trail (CNM)

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1 (miles)


Out & Back

~200 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)


Otto's Trail is an easy kid friendly hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that features sweeping vistas. The monument says hikers can expect a "gently sloping trail that leads through pinyon-juniper woodlands to an overlook with views of Sentinel Spire, Pipe Organ, Praying Hands, and Independence Monument." There is camping available at the Saddlehorn Campground which is located near the Visitor Center, about four miles from the west entrance.

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Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Colorado National Monument 1750 Rim Rock Drive Fruita, CO 81521

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