Update: Rim Rock Drive to reopen

Update: Rim Rock Drive will reopen at 2:30 p.m.

Colorado National Monument has temporarily closed Rim Rock Drive from DS Road to Independence Monument Overlook due to winter conditions.

The road will be plowed, sanded and reopened within 24 hours of the storm’s passing. Closure could be a few hours or a few days depending on the weather.

Those traveling to Glade Park will need to use DS Road to Little Park Road. 16 1/2 Road will be closed.

Call the Colorado National Monument’s Winter Information Hotline at 858-3617, ext. 402 for information about storm developments and monument road closures.


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