Photographer: Volunteer Richard Gonzales
From Denver (313 miles), Colorado Springs (243 miles) or Raton (95 miles) take I-25 south, exit 366 at Watrous, 8 miles on NM 161.
Did You Know?
In 1877 there was a smallpox epidemic at Fort Union. The hospital was so full that they had to set up tents outside to accomodate the overflow of patients.