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The main feature of the 20,454-acre Colorado National Monument are the unusual effects of erosion. The monument is seamed with canyons more than 600 feet deep. Geologic features include: towering red sandstone monoliths, deep, sheer-walled canyons, and a variety of wildlife. Camping and picnicking areas, self-guided nature trails and hiking paths are available. Back-country campers should register at the visitor center.

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Location: Fruita Colorado Telephone 970-858-3617

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