02/12/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado National Monument Could Become A National Park If Supporters Have Their Way

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT, Colo. -- On the eve of the 100th birthday of Colorado National Monument, supporters are pushing for the landmark to be upgraded to a national park.

Supporters say a name change would bring the western Colorado monument, with its 32 square miles of red-rock monoliths and canyons, the kind of attention it deserves.