The Devil’s Kitchen at CO Nat’l Monument

One of the more popular trails at Colorado National Monument is found at the base of the canyon and leads to a natural rock outcropping. I never figured out exactly why it is called “The Devil’s Kitchen.” The obvious guesses are that in the summer it would be blazing hot in this “room” created by […]

Colorado National Monument

Folks around Grand Junction and Fruita, Colorado just call it “The Monument.” It was there long before man first settled this remote area in western Colorado. What fascinated me most about this National Monument’s history was the story of the area’s first explorer, John Otto who called it “the heart of the world.” The man […]

Colorado National Monument Panoramas

Here are two HDR panoramas made at different lookout points over Monument Valley in Colorado Nat’l Monument near Grand Junction. Looking north to Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument Looking southeast across Monument Valley near Grand Junction, CO