• Panoramic Banner Image_Picture of the Day 2003

    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

Park Planning

Administrative History

Ethnographic Overview (3.27 MB)

Visitor Center Interpretive Concepts Plan, 2008 [PDF, 222 KB]

More documents and information on Fort Union National Monument is available at:


Did You Know?


The second Fort Union, also known as the Star Fort, is the only Civil War earthwork in the Southwest. The earthen trenches were designed to block the Santa Fe Trail from Confederate advancement from the south.