Celebrate National Public Lands Day with us; try some yoga, hike, learn and explore, volunteer or star gaze!
National Public Lands Day Saturday, September 24th
National Public Lands Day is a celebration of the connection between people and green space in their community, inspiring environmental stewardship, and encouraging the use of open space for education, recreation and health benefits.
Fee Free Day at the Monument
Enjoy free entrance to monument for hiking and exploring. Discover a new trail or enjoy a scenic drive!
8am-8:45am - Yoga in the park
Welcome the day a slow flow yoga class at Devil's Kitchen picnic area. Bring your own mat and blanket.
Calling all mountain bike enthusiasts in the Western Slope
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) invites you to celebrate National Public Lands Day by breaking ground on a new multi-use trail at the North Fruita Desert Recreation Area on
You are welcome to sign up for just one or both days. Campsites will be provided along with meals from our volunteer Crew Chefs. There are also plenty of mountain biking trails nearby for those looking to ride after the workday!
Step back in time with Colorado National Monument Association and Terri Ahern at the Fruita History Fair. Terri will present her Then & Now photos showing how the monument has changed through the decades.
Check out the Fruita History Fair
11am - 3pm
at Cavalcade in downtown Fruita.
September 24th 8pm
Saddlehorn Picnic Area
End the day with a ranger-led exploration of the night sky from Saddlehorn picnic area
Carpooling is encouraged
Colorado National Monument Association | 1750 Rim Rock Drive, Fruita, CO 81521