Colorado National Monument

The welcome sign near the east entrance to the park. Looking down onto the town of Fruita. Rim Rock Drive winds up the mesa.
The welcome sign near the east entrance to the park. Looking down onto the town of Fruita. Rim Rock Drive winds up the mesa.
Balanced Rock View from Rim Rock Drive. A close-up of Balanced Rock. Independance Monument from Grand View.
Balanced Rock View from Rim Rock Drive. A close-up of Balanced Rock. Independance Monument from Grand View.
More of Independance Monument and canyons. The Coke Ovens - eroded mounds of rock. Fallen Rock, a slab that fell away from the wall.
More of Independance Monument and canyons. The Coke Ovens - eroded mounds of rock. Fallen Rock, a slab that fell away from the wall.
Ute Canyon - long,deep and very colorful. Mount Garfield and the Book Cliffs. Tracie, Brian and Dagin in a group shot.
Ute Canyon - long,deep and very colorful. Mount Garfield and the Book Cliffs. Tracie, Brian and Dagin in a group shot.