Staunton SP

Staunton SP

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Window Rock Trail, Colorado National Monument

















Window Rock Trail
Colorado National Monument

Date Hiked: July 3, 2008

Distance: .5 RT
Elevation Gain: Negligible
Managing Agency: National Park Service
Fee: No

Colorado National Monument Trail Map (NPS)

Directions:  This trail leaves from the Saddlerock Campground next to the Visitor Center on Rim Rock Road.

Since this short but scenic trail starts at the campground, it makes for a wonderful hike to do in the evening as the sun is setting.  The trail leads to a viewpoint on the canyon rim with a wonderful view of the Southern section of the Canyon.  It is a wonderful place to sit on the canyon rim and enjoy the evening light and the welcome breeze.













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