Easy hiking trails in the Colorado National Monument

These day hikes are simple and appropriate for visitors with children or the elderly. 

Window Rock Trail (CNM)

0.5 (miles)

 Very Easy

Loop

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Window Rock Trail is a very easy kid friendly hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that offers incredible scenery.

Coke Ovens Trail

1 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

~200 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Cokes Oven Trail is an easy kid friendly hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that features incredible rock formations.

Otto’s Trail (CNM)

1 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

~200 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Otto's Trail is an easy kid friendly hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that features sweeping vistas.

Alcove Nature Trail (CNM)

1 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Alcove Nature Trail in Colorado National Monument is an easy kid friendly hike that offers hikers an understanding of the Monuments biodiversity.

Colorado N.M. Canyon Rim Trail

1 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Canyon Rim Trail in Colorado National Monument is an easy kid friendly hike that offers sweeping scenery.

Colorado N.M. CCC Trail

1.5 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

~400 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Colorado N.M. CCC Trail is an easy kid friendly hike near Grand Junction that features incredible scenery.

Devil’s Kitchen Trail (CNM)

1.5 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

~70 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Devil's Kitchen Trail is an easy kid friendly hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that rewards hikers with incredible rock formations.

Moderate hiking trails in the Colorado National Monument.

These trails are great for visitors looking for a little more adventure and a longer hike. 

Serpents Trail (CNM)

3.5 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~700 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Serpents Trail is a moderate hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that weaves through part of the monuments history.

No Thoroughfare Canyon Trail

4 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~1820 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

No Thoroughfare Canyon Trail is a difficult hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that rewards hikers with superb scenery.

Corkscrew Trail (CNM)

6.6 (miles)

 Moderate

Loop

~500 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Corkscrew Trail is a moderate hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that features incredible views and rock formations.

Difficult hiking trails in the Colorado National Monument.

These hikes are perfect for the adventurous who want to get off the beaten path and explore parts of the monument not seen by the far majority of visitors. 

Old Gordon Trail (CNM)

8 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~2400 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Old Gordon Trail is a difficult hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that leads hikers through historical areas in the monument.

Black Ridge Trail (CNM)

11 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~1500 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Black Ridge Trail is a tough hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that rewards hikers with amazing scenery and solitude.

Monument Canyon Trail (CNM)

12 (miles)

 Difficult

Out & Back

~1450 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Monument Canyon Trail is a tough hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that weaves through breathtaking scenery.

Ute Canyon Trail

13 (miles)

 Strenuous

Out & Back

~2660 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Ute Canyon Trail is a tough hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that winds through breathtaking rock formations and scenery.

Liberty Cap Trail (CNM)

14 (miles)

 Strenuous

Out & Back

~2100 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Colorado

Liberty Cap Trail is a tough hike in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction that features incredible canyon scenery and wildlife viewing.