Colorado National Monument in the state’s western region is known to be “the heart of the world.” Home to sheer canyon walls, steep monoliths, and rock formations all made of vibrant red sandstone, Colorado National Monument also offers visitors winding roads along the canyon and a meaningful history in Colorado’s conservation efforts.

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The visitor center has a DVD about John Otto and his life and work in the area. Worth the money, imho.

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