10 days in Nathrop & Monument Itinerary

10 days in Nathrop & Monument Itinerary

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10 days in Nathrop & Monument Itinerary

Start: Centralia
Drive:  58​h
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
— 1 day
Drive:  20​h 45​min
End: Centralia


Nathrop ©
Take a break from the city and head to Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery and Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Agnes Vaille Waterfall and Twin Lakes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nathrop: Crested Butte Mountain Resort (in Crested Butte) and Canon City (Museum of Colorado Prisons & Skyline Drive).

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nathrop visit planner .

Centralia to Nathrop is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Centralia to Nathrop is 1 hour. July in Nathrop sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Monument.

Things to do in Nathrop

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Buena Vista, Canon City, Salida, Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
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Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery ©
Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation ©
Mt. Shavano Fish Hatchery ©
Mt. Shavano Fish Hatchery


Monument ©
The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. On the 3rd (Sat), ride a horse along Monument Rock Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Monument trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Nathrop to Monument takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Monument are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monument

Outdoors Trails Nature
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Monument Rock Trail ©
Monument Rock Trail